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Civilisation, a personal view

Author: Kenneth Clark
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of Western Civilization described through the creative works generated in art, architecture, sculpture, philosophy, poetry, music, science, and engineering.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Clark
ISBN: 0060907878 9780060907877 0060108010 9780060108014
OCLC Number: 11166921
Description: xviii, 359 pages, 48 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, plan, portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The skin of our teeth --
The great thaw --
Romance and reality --
Man : the measure of all things --
The hero as artist --
Protest and communication --
Grandeur and obedience --
The light of experience --
The pursuit of happiness --
The smile of reason --
The worship of nature --
The fallacies of hope --
Heroic materialism.
Responsibility: Kenneth Clark.

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An exploration of Western Civilization described through the creative works generated in art, architecture, sculpture, philosophy, poetry, music, science, and engineering.

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