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 (Book, 1963) [WorldCat.org]
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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

Author: Will Durant; Ariel Durant
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1963.
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"A history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Molière, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton and Spinoza: 1648-1715."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Durant, Will, 1885-1981.
Age of Louis XIV.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1963
(OCoLC)609680663
Online version:
Durant, Will, 1885-1981.
Age of Louis XIV.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1963
(OCoLC)613709812
Named Person: Louis, King of France; Louis, King of France
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Durant; Ariel Durant
ISBN: 0671012150 9780671012151
OCLC Number: 4750913
Description: xviii, 802 pages, 20 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps on lining papers ; 25 cm.
Contents: The French zenith : 1643-1715. The sun rises : 1643-84 ; The crucible of faith : 1643-1715 ; The King and the arts : 1643-1715 ; Molière : 1622-73 ; The classic zenith in French literature ; Tragedy in the Netherlands : 1649-1715 --
England : 1649-1714. Cromwell : 1649-60 ; Milton : 1608-74 ; The Restoration : 1660-85 ; The Glorious Revolution : 1685-1714 ; From Dryden to Swift : 1660-1714 --
The periphery : 1648-1715. The struggle for the Baltic : 1648-1721 ; Peter the Great : 1698-1725 ; The changing empire : 1648-1715 ; The fallow south : 1648-1715 ; The Jewish enclaves : 1564-1715 --
The intellectual adventure : 1648-1715. From superstition to scholarship : 1648-1715 ; The scientific quest : 1648-1715 ; Isaac Newton : 1642-1727 ; English philosophy : 1648-1715 ; Faith and reason in France : 1648-1715 ; Spinoza : 1632-77 ; Leibniz : 1646-1716 --
France against Europe : 1683-1715. The sun sets.
Responsibility: by Will and Ariel Durant.

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"A history of European civilization in the period of Pascal, Molière, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton and Spinoza: 1648-1715."

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