Evening in the Palace of Reason

Evening in the Palace of Reason
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Publisher : Harper Collins
Total Pages : 370
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ISBN-10 : 9780007156610
ISBN-13 : 0007156618
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Book Synopsis Evening in the Palace of Reason by : James R. Gaines

Download or read book Evening in the Palace of Reason written by James R. Gaines and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 2006-02-28 with total page 370 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Johann Sebastian Bach created what may be the most celestial and profound body of music in history; Frederick the Great built the colossus we now know as Germany, and along with it a template for modern warfare. Their fleeting encounter in 1757 signals a unique moment in history where belief collided with the cold certainty of reason. Set at the tipping point between the ancient and modern world, Evening in the Palace of Reason captures the tumult of the eighteenth century, the legacy of the Reformation, and the birth of the Enlightenment in this extraordinary tale of two men.


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