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Will Durant - The Story of Civilization 07 - The Age of Reason Begins


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Book Description
7th in the Civilization series - The Durants take on the linchpin of modern European history, the religious strife and scientific progress between the 1550s and 1650s.

VII. The Age of Reason Begins (1961)
This volume covers the Age of Reason

1. The English Ecstasy: 1558-1648
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
2. The Faiths Fight For Power: 1556-1648
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
3. The Tentatives of Reason: 1558-1648
Science in the Age of Galileo: 1558-1648
Philosophy Reborn: 1564-1648

About the author
William James Durant (November 5, 1885 November 7, 1981) was an American philosopher, historian, and writer. He is best known for his authorship and co-authorship with his wife Ariel Durant of The Story of Civilization.
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