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The reformation : a history of European civilization from Wyclif to Calvin: 1300-1564

Author: William James Durante
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1957.
Series: Story of civilization, ; pt. VI.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the men and the ideas, the beliefs and the world shaking conflicts of the age of the Reformation.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William James Durante
ISBN: 0671610503 9780671610500
OCLC Number: 861655962
Description: 1025 pages.
Contents: 1. Our oriental heritage; 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 of our own day; with an introduction on the nature and foundations of civilization. --
2. The life of Greece; being a history of Greek civilization from the beginnings, and of civilization in the Near East from the death of Alexander, to the Roman conquest; with an introduction on the prehistoric culture of Crete. --
3. Caesar and Christ, a history of Roman civilization and of Christianity from their beginnings to A.D. 325. --
4. The age of Faith; a history of medieval civilization (Christian, Islamic, and Judaic) from Constantine to Dante, A.D. 325-1300. --
5. The Renaissance; a history of civilization in Italy from 1304-1576 A.D. --
6. The Reformation. --
7. The Age of Reason begins, 1558-1648. --
8. The age of Louis XIV, 1648-1715. --
9. The age of Voltaire; a history of civlization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy. --
10. Rousseau and revolution; a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the remainder of Europe from 1715 to 1789. --
11. The age of Napoleon; a history of European civilization from 1789 to 1815.
Series Title: Story of civilization, ; pt. VI.
Responsibility: by Will Durant.

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Surveys the men and the ideas, the beliefs and the world shaking conflicts of the age of the Reformation.

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