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Rousseau and Revolution : a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the remainder of Europe from 1715 to 1789

Author: Will Durant; Ariel Durant
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1967.
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"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.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Durant, Will, 1885-1981.
Rousseau and Revolution.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1967
(OCoLC)624458788
Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Durant; Ariel Durant
ISBN: 067163058X 9780671630584
OCLC Number: 4751149
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1968.
Description: xx, 1091 pages, [32] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps (on lining papers) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prelude. Rousseau wanderer : 1712-56 ; The Seven Years' War : 1756-63 --
France before the deluge : 1757-74. The life of the state ; The art of life ; Voltaire patriarch : 1758-78 ; Rousseau romantic : 1756-62 ; Rousseau philosopher ; Rousseau outcast : 1762-67 --
The Catholic South : 1715-89. Italia felix : 1715-59 ; Portugal and Pombal : 1706-82 ; Spain and the Enlightenment : 1700-88 ; Vale, Italia : 1760-89 ; The Enlightenment in Austria : 1756-90 ; Music reformed ; Mozart --
Islam and the Slavic East : 1715-96. Islam : 1715-96 ; Russian interlude : 1725-62 ; Catherine the Great : 1762-96 ; The rape of Poland : 1715-95 --
The Protestant North : 1756-89. Frederick's Germany : 1756-86 ; Kant : 1724-1804 ; Roads to Weimar : 1733-87 ; Weimar in flower : 17775-1805 ; Goethe Nestor : 1805-32 ; The Jews : 1715-89 ; Geneva to Stockholm --
Johnson's England : 1756-89. The Industrial Revolution ; The political drama : 1756-92 ; The English people : 1756-89 ; The age of Reynolds ; 1756-90 ; England's neighbors : 1756-89 ; The literary scene : 1756-89 ; Samuel Johnson : 1709-84 --
The collapse of feudal France : 1774-89. The final glory : 1774-83 ; Death and the philosophers : 1774-1807 ; On the eve : 1774-89 ; The anatomy of revolution : 1774-89 ; The political debacle 1783-98.
Responsibility: by Will and Ariel Durant.

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"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.

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