Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark
Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark, aired in 1969, is a BBC documentary series written and presented by Kenneth Clark, outlining the history of Western art, architecture, and philosophy since the Dark Ages. The series consists of thirteen episodes, taking a historical approach to Western art from the collapse of Roman empire to the mid 20th century.
|Episode 10 - The Smile of Reason|
Kenneth Clark discusses the Age of Enlightenment tracing it from the polite conversations in the elegant salons of 18th-century Paris, through the subsequent revolutionary politics to the great European palaces, such as Blenheim and Versailles.
|Age of Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment (or simply the Enlightenment or Age of Reason) was a cultural movement of intellectuals in the 17th and 18th centuries, which began first in Europe and later in the American colonies.
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