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The greatest love stories in literature-of Héloise and Abélard, of Dante and . The STORY OF CIVILIZATION by Will Durant represents the most comprehensive attempt in our times to embrace the vast panorama of man's history and culture

The greatest love stories in literature-of Héloise and Abélard, of Dante and Beatrice-are here retold with enthralling scholarship. The STORY OF CIVILIZATION by Will Durant represents the most comprehensive attempt in our times to embrace the vast panorama of man's history and culture. This 11 volume set includes: Vo1 : Our Oriental Heritage; Vol 2: The Life of Greece; Vo. : Caesar and Christ; Vol 4: The Age of Faith; Vol 5: The Renaissance; Vol 6: The Reformation; Vol 7: The Age of Reason Begins; Vol 8: The Age of Louis XIV; Vol 9:The Age of Voltaire; Vol. 10: Rousseau and Revolution; Vol 11: The.

1931: Great Men of Literature, taken from Adventures in Genius

The Story of Philosophy originated as a series of Little Blue Books (educational pamphlets aimed at workers) and was so popular it was republished in 1926 by Simon & Schuster as a hardcover book and became a bestseller, giving the Durants the financial independence that would allow them to travel the world several times and spend four decades writing The Story of Civilization. 1931: Great Men of Literature, taken from Adventures in Genius. New York: Garden City Publishing Co. 1933: The Tragedy of Russia: Impressions From a Brief Visit.

This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings . The Durants made several world tours to visit the countries they treated in their history and received countless honorary degrees.

This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. In 1968 they received the Pulitzer Prize for Rousseau and Revolution, the tenth and final volume of their story.

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If a man is fortunate he will, before he dies, gather up as much as he can of. .Dr. Durant, of all the characters populating The Story of Civilization, whom would you have most liked to have known?

If a man is fortunate he will, before he dies, gather up as much as he can of his civilized heritage and transmit it to his children. And to his final breath he will be grateful for this inexhaustible legacy, knowing that it is our nourishing mother and our lasting life. In 1968, shortly after winning the Pulitzer Prize for literature, Will Durant and his wife, Ariel, consented to a television interview to be conducted in their home in Los Angeles, California. Durant, of all the characters populating The Story of Civilization, whom would you have most liked to have known?

Will Durant (1885–1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977).

Will Durant (1885–1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven-volume series, The Story of Civilization (the later volumes written in conjunction with his wife, Ariel). A champion of human rights issues, such as the brotherhood of man and social reform, long before such issues were popular, Durant’s writing still educates and entertains readers around the world.

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There were in America millions of men and women who had been unable to go to college, and who thirsted for the findings of history and science; even those who had gone through college showed a moderate hunger for knowledge. When John Macy published The Story of the World’s Literature thousands welcomed it as a genial and illuminating survey of a fascinating field. And indeed, great men speak to us only so far as we have ears and souls to hear them ; only so far as we have in us the roots, at least, of that which flowers out in them.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
Great Men of Literature download epub
Arts & Literature
Author: Will Durant
ISBN: 1417990937
Category: Biographies & Memoris
Subcategory: Arts & Literature
Language: English
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (May 17, 2005)
Pages: 336 pages