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The Art Of Memory

Yates, Francis A.

ISBN 10: 0226949990 / ISBN 13: 9780226949994
Published by University Of Chicago Press, 1972
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The Art Of Memory

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 2nd Impression

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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The Art of Memory is the classic study of how people learned to retain vast stores of knowledge before the invention of the printed page. In it, Frances A. Yates traces the art of memory from its treatment by Greek orators, through its Gothic transformations in the Middle Ages, to the occult forms it took in the Renaissance, and finally to its use in the seventeenth century. This book, the first to relate the art of memory to the history of culture as a whole, was revolutionary when it first appeared and continues to mesmerize readers with its lucid and revelatory insights.

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