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The Swerve - How the World Became Modern

Stephen Greenblatt

Renowned historian Stephen Greenblatt’s works shoot to the top of the New York Times best-seller list. With The Swerve, Greenblatt transports listeners to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued the Roman philosophical text On the Nature of Things from certain oblivion. “More wonderfully illuminating Renaissance history from a master scholar and historian.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Renowned historian Stephen Greenblatt’s works shoot to the top of the New York Times best-seller list. With The Swerve, Greenblatt transports listeners to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued the Roman philosophical text On the Nature of Things from certain oblivion. “More wonderfully illuminating Renaissance history from a master scholar and historian.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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Genres:

History

Description:

Renowned historian Stephen Greenblatt’s works shoot to the top of the New York Times best-seller list. With The Swerve, Greenblatt transports listeners to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued the Roman philosophical text On the Nature of Things from certain oblivion. “More wonderfully illuminating Renaissance history from a master scholar and historian.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Language:

English

Narrators:

Edoardo Ballerini

Length:

9h 42m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

29:44


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

19:28


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

59:54


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:07:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:05:44


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

57:15


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

44:16


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:00:49


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

43:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

34:27


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

50:26


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

47:42


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:44