Jacob, The Enlightenment, 43-46.
1. In general terms what was travel literature and why was it related
to the scientific impulse influencing the Enlightenment?
2. Name three attitudes/approaches to non-European peoples that typfied
3. How did Montesquieu (1689-1755), Voltaire (1694-1778), and Diderot
(1713-1784) reverse the genre of travel literature and why?
4. How was Diderot's Supplement to
Bougainville's Voyage a subtle twist on the utopian travelogue?