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The Society of Dilettanti : archaeology and identity in the British enlightenment / Jason M. Kelly.

By: Kelly, Jason M
Publisher: New Haven : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 2009.Description: xvii, 366 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., plans, ports. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780300152197Subject(s): Society of Dilettanti (London, England) | Group identity -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Archaeology -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Aesthetics, British -- 18th century | Science -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th centuryDDC classification: 706/.042
Contents:
The dilettanti culture of the eighteenth century -- Libertinism and masculine association in enlightenment London -- Charlemont and Wood in the making of British classical archaeology -- Architecture and archaeology in enlightenment thought -- Archaeology and identity in the British enlightenment -- A "kind of Turkish fabrick": the ethnographic function of the archaeological topography -- The Dilettanti at the end of the enlightenment.
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Book British Museum
Prints and Drawings Shelves Ss.5.10 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available PD10000935

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The dilettanti culture of the eighteenth century -- Libertinism and masculine association in enlightenment London -- Charlemont and Wood in the making of British classical archaeology -- Architecture and archaeology in enlightenment thought -- Archaeology and identity in the British enlightenment -- A "kind of Turkish fabrick": the ethnographic function of the archaeological topography -- The Dilettanti at the end of the enlightenment.