The Story of Civilization 09. The Age of Voltaire

Sale!

$2.50 $4.00

The Age of Voltaire (Volume 9): A biography of a great man and the period he embodied. We witness Voltaire’s satiric work in the salons and the theater as well as his banishment to England. With him we view the complex relationships between nobility, clergy, bourgeoisie and peasantry in the France of Louis XV. We explore the music of Bach and the struggle between Frederick the Great and Maria Theresa of Austria. And finally we hear an imaginary discussion between Voltaire and Pope Benedict XIV on the significance and value of religion.

Add to wishlist
Share

    The Age of Voltaire (Volume 9): A biography of a great man and the period he embodied. We witness Voltaire’s satiric work in the salons and the theater as well as his banishment to England. With him we view the complex relationships between nobility, clergy, bourgeoisie and peasantry in the France of Louis XV. We explore the music of Bach and the struggle between Frederick the Great and Maria Theresa of Austria. And finally we hear an imaginary discussion between Voltaire and Pope Benedict XIV on the significance and value of religion.

    ISBN

    9781567310207

    language

    English

    Pages

    288

    Writer

    Will Durant

    Reviews

    There are no reviews yet.

    Be the first to review “The Story of Civilization 09. The Age of Voltaire”

    Your email address will not be published.