D. McCallam, Volcanoes in Eighteenth-Century Europe:An Essay in Environmental Humanities

Volcanoes in Eighteenth-Century Europe: An Essay in Environmental Humanities by David McCallam Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 2019:07 ISBN:9781786942296, 288 pages, £65.00 This study explores the explosive history of volcanoes and volcanic thought in eighteenth-century Europe. The volcano emerges as a privileged 'tool for thinking' about continental tourism, new earth sciences, the sublime and picturesque in art, industrial and ... [Lire la suite]