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CB53.D85 1954
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TITLE: The story of civilization / Will Durant.
AUTHOR: Durant, Will, 1885-
SERIES: Story of civilization.
PUBLISHED: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1935-
DESCRIPTION: v. : ill., maps, ports ; 26 cm.
NOTES: Vols. 7- by Will and Ariel Durant.
NOTES: Includes bibliographies.
NOTES: 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.--
NOTES: 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-
NOTES: 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,
NOTES: 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.
SUBJECT: --Civilization--History.
ADDED ENTRY: Durant, Ariel, joint author.

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