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The Resource The story of civilization

The story of civilization

Label
The story of civilization
Title
The story of civilization
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
CB53
LC item number
.D85
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The story of civilization
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Vols. 7- by Will and Ariel Durant
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
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
Control code
ocm00387805
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
v.
Lccn
35010016 //r858
Other physical details
illus., maps, ports.
System control number
423257
Label
The story of civilization
Publication
Note
Vols. 7- by Will and Ariel Durant
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
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
Control code
ocm00387805
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
v.
Lccn
35010016 //r858
Other physical details
illus., maps, ports.
System control number
423257

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