Enlightenment

Green Wigs? Ecology and the Long Eighteenth Century

Denys Van Renen explores the relationship between nature and "new science" in his latest book, the first to be published under the new partnership between the Voltaire Foundation and Liverpool University Press. Without a doubt, the Restoration era always exceeds students’ expectations. Students arrive with images in their heads of powdered wigs and royal ceremonies; they leave savoring … Continue reading