Deconstructing the Enlightenment in Spanish America: Margins of Modernity


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This book is about Enlightenment culture in Spanish America before Independence--in short, there where, according to Hegel, one would least expect to find it. It explores the Enlightenment in texts from five cultural fields: science, history, the periodical press, law, and literature. Texts include the journals of the geodesic expedition to Quito, philosophical histories of the Americas, a year's work from the Mercurio Peruano , the writings of Mariano Moreno, and Lizardi's El periquillo sarniento . Each chapter takes one ...

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