WorldCat Identities

Durant, Ariel

Overview
Works: 522 works in 1,456 publications in 6 languages and 22,121 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Anecdotes  Sources 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator
Classifications: CB53, 901
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ariel Durant
The story of civilization by Will Durant( Book )

23 editions published between 1935 and 1993 in English and German and held by 3,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being a history of civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the death of Alexander, and in India, China and Japan from the beginning to our own day ; with an introduction on the nature and foundations of civilization. - Title page
The lessons of history by Will Durant( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 2,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on the influence of biology, race, character, morals, religion, economics, socialism, government, and war on history
The age of Napoleon : a history of European civilization from 1789 to 1815 by Will Durant( Book )

18 editions published between 1935 and 1992 in English and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the enigmatic character and incredible career of Napoleon Bonaparte, and describes the world he helped to fashion in the course of his ambitions
Rousseau and Revolution : a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the remainder of Europe from 1715 to 1789 by Will Durant( Book )

48 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756 and in the remainder of Europe from 1715-1789." "There is no 'popular history that is so encyclopedic in scope, so brightly readable in style.'" Saturday Rev
The age of Voltaire : a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy by Will Durant( Book )

59 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715-1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy."
The age of Louis XIV : a history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Molière, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza: 1648-1715 by Will Durant( Book )

41 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Molière, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton and Spinoza: 1648-1715."
Interpretations of life: a survey of contemporary literature; the lives and opinions of some major authors of our time by Will Durant( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and opinions of some major authors of our time: Faulkner, Hemingway, Steinbeck, Sinclair, O'Neill, Jeffers, Pound, Joyce, Eliot, Maughan, Proust, Gide, Wittgenstein, Kierkegaard, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Camus, Mann, Kafka, Kazantzakis, Sholokhov, Pasternak, Solzhenitzyn, and Yevtushenko
A dual autobiography by Will Durant( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lessons of history by Will Durant( Recording )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Durants offer profound and insightful interpretation of the most vital lessons of history based on their five decades of research and reflection on philosophy and history
Age of Louis XIV by Will Durant( Recording )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Durants explore an apex of modern European culture, the years 1648 to 1715, the era of Louis XIV
Rousseau und die Revolution : Eine Kulturgeschichte Frankreichs, Deutschlands und Englands von 1756 bis 1789 und des übrigen Europa von 1715 bis 1789 by Will Durant( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of Napoleon by Will Durant( Recording )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engrossing volume on European civilization by Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Will and Ariel Durant The Age of Napoleon, the eleventh and final volume of the Story of Civilization, surveys the amazing chain of events that wrenched Europe out of the Enlightenment and into the age of democracy. In this masterful work, listeners will encounter the French Revolution-from the storming of the Bastille to the guillotining of the king; the revolution's leaders Danton, Desmoulins, Robespierre, Saint-Just-all cut down by the reign of terror they inaugurated; Napoleon's meteoric rise-from provincial Corsican military student to emperor and commander of the largest army in history; Napoleon's fall-his army's destruction in the snows of Russia, his exile to Elba, his escape and reconquest of the throne, and his ultimate defeat at Waterloo by the combined forces of Europe; the birth of Romanticism and the dawning of a new age of active democracy and a rising middle class, laying the foundation for a new era
Das Zeitalter Ludwigs XIV. Eine Geschichte der Europäischen Kultur zur Zeit Pascals, Molières, Cromwells, Miltons, Peters des Grossen, Newtons und Spinozas, 1648-1715 by Will Durant( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Zeitalter der Vernunft hebt an : eine Geschichte der europäischen Kultur zur Zeit Shakespeares, Bacons, Montaignes, Rembrandts, Galileis und Descartes' (1558-1648) by Will Durant( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Lehren der Geschichte by Will Durant( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of civilization / a history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Molière, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton and Spinoza : 1648-1715 by Will Durant( Book )

33 editions published between 1935 and 1974 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Moliere, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza : 1648-1715. - Title page
Caesar and Christ : a history of Roman civilization and of Christianity from their beginnings to A.D. 325 by Will Durant( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1960 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Roman civilization and of Christianity from their beginnings to A.D. 325
 
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Alternative Names
Ariel Durant Amerikaans historica (1898-1981)

Ariel Durant amerikansk historikar

Ariel Durant amerikansk historiker

Ariel Durant écrivaine américaine

Ariel Durant US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Diyūrānt, Aryil

Durant, Will and Ariel.

Durant, Will (Mrs.)

Kaufman, Ada.

Kaufman, Chaya.

Kaufman, Ida.

Аріель Дюран

آرييل ديورانت، 1898-1981

آریل دورانت تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

إيريل ديورانت، 1898-1981

ديورانت، أريل، 1898-1981

ديورانت، أيريل، 1898-1981

كوفمان، إيدا، 1898-1981

كوفمان، شايا، 1898-1981

듀런트, 아리엘 1898-1981

デュラント, A

Languages
English (298)

German (33)

Chinese (7)

Persian (2)

Italian (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
The lessons of historyThe age of Napoleon : a history of European civilization from 1789 to 1815Rousseau and Revolution : a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the remainder of Europe from 1715 to 1789The age of Voltaire : a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophyThe age of Louis XIV : a history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Molière, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza: 1648-1715The lessons of historyCaesar and Christ : a history of Roman civilization and of Christianity from their beginnings to A.D. 325