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António Vieira’s Preliminary Book to the History of the Future: Original Reading

ByKarl A. Kottman Jr.

In this first complete translation into English of the História do Futuro by António Vieira, a famous Portuguese/Brazilian preacher, diplomat and missionary who lived in the 1600s. Karl A. Kottman Jr. draws on more than forty years of scholarship to provide detailed commentary on the book, including its theme that modern history is a surprise and not like the past. In addition to commentary, the book examines the compelling philosophical themes that pervade Vieira’s work and includes a robust biography to assist readers in approaching this Portuguese work in English.

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Publication Date
Nov 11, 2018
Language
English
ISBN
9781483485379
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Karl A. Kottman Jr.

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Format
EPUB

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