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The age of reason begins : a history of European civilization in the period of Shakespeare, Bacon, Montaigne, Rembrandt, Galileo, and Descartes: 1558-1648

Author: Will Durant; Ariel Durant
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1961. ©1961
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the religious strife and scientific progress made from 1558 to 1650 in Europe.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Durant, Will, 1885-1981.
Age of reason begins.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1961
(OCoLC)613236861
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Durant; Ariel Durant
ISBN: 0671013203 9780671013202
OCLC Number: 4751079
Description: xviii, 729 pages, 20 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps (on lining papers) ; 25 cm.
Contents: The great queen : 1558-1603 --
Merrie England : 1558-1625 --
On the slopes of Parnassus : 1558-1603 --
William Shakespeare : 1564-1616 --
Mary Queen of Scots : 1542-87 --
James VI and I : 1567-1625 --
The summons to reason : 1558-1649 --
The great rebellion : 1625-49 --
Alma mater Italia : 1564-1648 --
Grandeur and decadence of Spain : 1556-1665 --
The golden age of Spanish literature : 1556-1665 --
The golden age of Spanish art : 1556-1682 --
The duel for France : 1559-74 --
Henry IV : 1553-1610 --
Richelieu : 1585-1642 --
France beneath the wars : 1559-1643 --
The revolt of the Netherlands : 1558-1648 --
From Rubens to Rembrandt : 1555-1660 --
The rise of the north : 1559-1648 --
The Islamic challenge : 1566-1648 --
Imperial Armageddon : 1564-1648 --
Science in the age of Galileo : 1558-1648 --
Philosophy reborn : 1564-1648.
Responsibility: by Will and Ariel Durant.

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Examines the religious strife and scientific progress made from 1558 to 1650 in Europe.

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