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The Story of Civilization

Durant, Will; Durant, Ariel
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1935-
Language
English
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.
Description
v. illus., maps, ports. 26 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Vols. 7- by Will and Ariel Durant.
  • Includes bibliographies.
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