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- DescriptionA book containing the edited transcripts of the Mellon lecture series, given by the philosopher Isaiah Berlin in Washington in 1965 on the subject of Romanticism. It is accompanied by a recording, on compact disc, of Berlin delivering the final lecture.
- Author BiographySir Isaiah Berlin, O.M., was born in Riga, Latvia, in 1909. He came to England in 1919 and was educated at St Paul's School and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. At Oxford, he was a a Fellow of All Souls College (1932-8, 1950-67), a Fellow of New College (1938-50), Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory (1957-67), first President of Wolfson College (1966-75), and President of the British Academy from 1974 to 1978. His achievements as a historian and expositor of ideas earned him the Erasmus, Lippincott, and Agnelli Prizes, and his lifelong defence of civil liberties earned him the Jerusalem Prize. He died in 1997.
- Author(s)Isaiah Berlin
- PublisherVintage Publishing
- Date of Publication07/09/2000
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight262 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Volume editorHenry Hardy
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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