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The Age of Louis XIV: A History of European Civilization in the Period of Pascal, Moliaere, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza, 1648-1715

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The Age of Louis XIV is the biography of a period (1648-1715) that Spengler considered the apex of modern European civilization. "Some centuries hence," Frederick the Great correctly predicted to Voltaire, "they will translate the good authors of the age of Pericles and Augustus." Those authors are lovingly treated here: Pascal, Racine, and Boileau, Madame de Sevigne, Madame de la Fayette, and above all the philosopher-dramatist Moliere, who so memorably exposed the vices and hypocrisies of the age.Central to the book is ...

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The Age of Louis XIV: A History of European Civilization in the Period of Pascal, Moliere, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza, 1648-1715
2015, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781481512763

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The Age of Louis XIV: A History of European Civilization in the Period of Pascal, Moliere, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza, 1648-1715
2015, Blackstone Audiobooks

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The Age of Louis XIV: A History of European Civilization in the Period of Pascal, Moliaere, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza, 1648-1715
1986, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9780671012151

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