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Author Maleuvre, Didier

Title The horizon : a history of our infinite longing / Didier Maleuvre

Publ Info Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]
©2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  CB151 .M224 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  CB151 .M224 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.329-356) and index
Contents Permanence : Egypt, 2500 B.C.E. -- Astonishment : Mesopotamia, circa 1900 B.C.E. -- Enterprise : Aegean Sea, circa 725 B.C.E. -- Tremor : Northern Kingdom of Israel, 500 B.C.E. -- Exodus : the Desert of Moab, 450 B.C.E. -- Synthesis : the Hellenic Achipelago, 500 B.C.E. -- Closure : Athens, circa 400 B.C.E. -- Distance : Nicaea, 325 C.E. -- Trembling : Hippo, 410 -- Space : the northern forest, 1100 -- Perspective : Mount Ventoux, April 1336 -- Ambivalence : Florence, 1503 -- Mortuus sum : Bordeaux, 1574 -- Nothing : Regensburg, May 8, 1654 -- Night : Neuberg, November 10, 1619 -- Formless : Königsberg, 1780 -- Severance : Wetzlar, November 1772 -- Blue yonder : Tübingen, 1810 -- Eden : upstate New York, September 22, 1827 -- Flatness : Murnau, Bavaria, 1908 -- No exit : Buenos Aires, April 1941 -- Here : Woodstock, NY, August 29, 1952 -- Nowhere : the Moon, July 21, 1969, 3:58 a.m. BST
LC subject Civilization -- History
Horizon -- Social aspects -- History
Boundaries -- Social aspects -- History
Wonder -- History
Philosophy -- History
Religion -- History
Art -- History
ISBN 9780520267435 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0520267435 (cloth : acid-free paper)