Birth of the Modern Mind : The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries
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Revolutions in thought (as opposed to those in politics or science) are in many ways the most far-reaching of all. They affect how we grant legitimacy to authority, define what is possible, create standards of right and wrong, and even view the poten...
Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World
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Beginning with the Renaissance, the culture of the West exploded. Over the next 600 years, rapid innovations in philosophy, technology, economics, military affairs, and politics allowed what had once been a cultural backwater left by the collapse of ...
From Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism
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They appeared in a period of upheaval. They displayed their shocking and startling new paintings in a series of exhibitions from 1874 to 1886. And by the 1890s, this coalition of artists who rebelled against the formality of the French Academy had cr...