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Social Change in the Age of EnlightenmentEdinburgh 1660–1760$
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R. A. Houston

Print publication date: 1994

Print ISBN-13: 9780198204381

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204381.001.0001

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Anonymity, Visibility, and Values

Anonymity, Visibility, and Values

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(p.147) 3 Anonymity, Visibility, and Values
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Social Change in the Age of Enlightenment
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R. A. Houston

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204381.003.0004

This chapter discusses anonymity, visibility, and urban living in Edinburgh. It shows that the city allowed many ways of life to coexist, and that it was experiencing some aspects of what is known as ‘urban renaissance’. This new urban culture was healing previous divisions and integrating disparate parts of society. For example, it united the elites but still kept them away from other social groups.

Keywords:   anonymity, visibility, urban living, Edinburgh, urban renaissance, urban culture

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