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Dark Brilliance : The Age Of Reason From Descartes To Peter The Great

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ISBN: 9781838958565
AuthorStrathern, Paul
Pub Date01/02/2024
BindingTrade PB
CountryIRL
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Publisher: Atlantic Books
Quick overview Focusing on key characters from the seventeenth to the eighteenth centuries, including Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Newton, Descartes, Spinoza, Louis XIV and Charles I, Dark Brilliance is a fascinating and wide-ranging history that explores the human costs of imposing progress and modernity.
€19.83

Between the end of the Renaissance and the start of the Enlightenment, Europe lived through an era known as the Age of Reason. This was a period which saw advances in areas such as art, science, philosophy, political theory and economics. However, all this was achieved against a background of extreme turbulence in the form of internal conflicts and international wars.

While the 'land of liberty' was beginning to import slaves from Africa.

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Between the end of the Renaissance and the start of the Enlightenment, Europe lived through an era known as the Age of Reason. This was a period which saw advances in areas such as art, science, philosophy, political theory and economics. However, all this was achieved against a background of extreme turbulence in the form of internal conflicts and international wars.

While the 'land of liberty' was beginning to import slaves from Africa.

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