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An account of Paris at the close of the seventeenth century

relating to the buildings of that city, its libraries, gardens, natural and artifical curiosities, the manners and customs of the people, their arts, manufactures, &c

by Martin Lister

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Published by Printed and published by J. Rutter, By Longman and Co. ... Young and Co. ... and Underwood ... in Shaftesbury, Also published in London .
Written in English

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    Statementby Martin Lister
    ContributionsHenning, George
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, [17]-219 pages, [1] page ;
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26281063M

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    This late seventeenth-century text covers the reigns of Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, and Charles II from to It is essentially a history of the Puritan Revolution and the English Civil War, describing the major events of the time like the trial and execution of Charles I, Cromwell’s self-. In the fourth century Saint Augustine asked himself, “What, then, is time? If no one asks me, I know; if I wish to explain it to one who asks me, I know not.” 1 My interest in time and Dutch portraiture originated in the observation that over the course of the seventeenth century, Dutch artists produced images that display an increased awareness of : Ann Jensen Adams.

    French Literature in the Seventeenth CenturyIncreasing France, the beginning of the seventeenth century marked a distinctive break from the legacy of warfare and domestic religious violence that had punctuated the concluding forty years of the sixteenth century. Source for information on French Literature in the Seventeenth Century: Arts and Humanities Through the Eras dictionary. The early seventeenth century was a period of such complex and widespread warfare that few parts of Europe remained unscathed. Ever since, the motives of the major protagonists have been disputed, the overall significance of religious, economic and diplomatic factors debated, the severity of the material destructiveness reviewed, and the long-term significance of the concluding peace.


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