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Voltaire's British visitors

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In Voltaire's British visitors, Sir Gavin de Beer and André-Michel Rousseau have collected accounts of one hundred and fifty visits by British travellers to Voltaire in Switzerland, where he spent the last years of his life on the shores of Lake Geneva. One hundred and twenty-three of these visitors have been identified, and they range from men as young as fifteen on a Grand Tour to Thomas Pitt, brother of William, and Edward Gibbon. As the Seven Years' War made Switzerland, rat... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation
Publication date:
2017-11-30
ISBN:
9780729406949
Language:
English
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VF1:329
Source identifiers:
9780729406949
Deposit date:
2017-11-30

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