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The Resource The age of Voltaire : a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy, by Will and Ariel Durant

The age of Voltaire : a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy, by Will and Ariel Durant

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The age of Voltaire : a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy
Title
The age of Voltaire
Title remainder
a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy
Statement of responsibility
by Will and Ariel Durant
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715-1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy."
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Cataloging source
CGP
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1885-1981
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Durant, Will
Dewey number
940.253
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CB53
LC item number
.D85 v.9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Durant, Ariel
Series statement
The story of civilization IX
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  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
The age of Voltaire : a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy, by Will and Ariel Durant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 799-836) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
France: the regency, 1715-23 -- England: 1714-56: The people -- The rulers -- Religion and philosophy -- Literature and the stage -- Art and music -- France: 1723-56: The people and the state -- Morals and manners -- The worship of beauty -- The play of the mind -- Voltaire in France: 1729-50 -- Middle Europe: 1713-56: The Germany of Bach -- Frederick the Great and Maria Theresa -- Switzerland and Voltaire -- The advancement of learning 1715-89 -- The scholars -- The scientific advance -- Medicine -- The attack upon Christianity 1730-74: The atheists -- Diderot and the Encyclopédie: 1713-68: Diderot Proteus: 1758-74 -- Voltaire and Christianity: 1734-78: The triumph of the philosophes: 1715-89
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 898 pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9781567310207
Lccn
65011161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (on lining papers)
System control number
ocm02821425
Label
The age of Voltaire : a history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy, by Will and Ariel Durant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 799-836) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
France: the regency, 1715-23 -- England: 1714-56: The people -- The rulers -- Religion and philosophy -- Literature and the stage -- Art and music -- France: 1723-56: The people and the state -- Morals and manners -- The worship of beauty -- The play of the mind -- Voltaire in France: 1729-50 -- Middle Europe: 1713-56: The Germany of Bach -- Frederick the Great and Maria Theresa -- Switzerland and Voltaire -- The advancement of learning 1715-89 -- The scholars -- The scientific advance -- Medicine -- The attack upon Christianity 1730-74: The atheists -- Diderot and the Encyclopédie: 1713-68: Diderot Proteus: 1758-74 -- Voltaire and Christianity: 1734-78: The triumph of the philosophes: 1715-89
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 898 pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9781567310207
Lccn
65011161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (on lining papers)
System control number
ocm02821425

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