The Ideas that Made the Modern World, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1593392273
  • ISBN-13: 9781593392277
  • DDC: 190
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 408 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released July 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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The Ideas that made the Modern World is part of the Britannica Guide Series that offers a look into the people, philosophy, and history of the enlightenment. The Britannica Guides series offers an essential introduction to many of the key issues of our time. Clear, accurate, and meticulously researched, the series gives both background and analysis for when you need to know for sure what is really happening in the world, whether you are an expert, student, or traveler.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Illustrations.
1: A History of the Enlightenment.
2: The Scientific Revolution.
3: Man and Evolution.
4: Culture and Education.
5: Economics and Industrial Revolution.
6: The Age of Revolution: Enlightenment Politics.
7: Philosophy, Ethics, and Religion.
8: Key Figures: Thinkers, Writers, and Revolutionaries.
9: Key Texts: Extracts and Further Reading.
Further Reading.