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The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

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A humanities professor describes the impact had by the translation of the last remaining manuscript of On the Nature of Things by Roman philosopher Lucretius, which fueled the Renaissance and inspired artists, great thinkers and scientists. 80,000 first printing.

Table of Contents

The book hunter — The moment of discovery — In search of Lucretius — The teeth of time — Birth and rebirth — In the lie factory — A pit to catch foxes — The way things are — The return — Swerves — Afterlives.

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ISBN:
9780393083385
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
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Author:
Greenblatt, Stephen
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Subject:
History : Renaissance
Publication Date:
September 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
368

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History and Social Science » Western Civilization » General
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » Medieval and Renaissance
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » General

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