The Story of Mankind - Chapter 60 through Chapter 65 Summary & Analysis

Hendrik Willem van Loon
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Chapter 60 through Chapter 65 Summary and Analysis

In "The Age of Science", Copernicus, Galileo and Issac Newton discover much about the stars and gravitation, the microscope is invented, and scientists begin to research bacteriology. Several scientists, such as marquis de Laplace and Darwin, discuss alternative stories of creation. Additionally, dissection begins to occur. In "Art", readers are taken through the history of art, where, up until the Romans, mankind enjoyed making artistic things. He soon combines art of the East with art of Germanic form to create Gothic art. During the Middle Ages, the Church becomes a center for artistic expression and architectural advancement. In the fifteenth century, oil painting is developed. Plays are developed in the sixteenth century, and music becomes popular as Bach, Mozart and others are heard. By the coming of the steam engine, however, the world turns away from art...

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