Search

text The Age of Genius : the seventeenth century and the birth of the modern mind

Summary
"Explores the eventful intertwining of outward event and inner intellectual life to tell, in all its richness and depth, the story of the 17th century in Europe. It was a time of creativity unparalleled in history before or since, from science to ... Read more
Contents
Introduction. Seeing the universe ; The epoch in human history -- A time of wars. The origins of the wars ; The loss of the Palatinate ; The mercenary captains ; The Edict of Restitution, 1629 -- The Swedish apogee ; From Wallenstein to Breisach ;... Read more
Format
text
Description
x, 351 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Bloomsbury 2016

Available Copies

Library Location Status
TADL-WOOD 940.2 GRA in Adult Non-fiction Available

All Copies (Show)

Genres (Show)

Subjects (Show)