Holy Madness - Zamoyski, Adam

The Enlightenment had dislodged Christianity from its central position in the life of European societies. Man's quest for ecstasy and transcendence flooded into areas such as the arts, spawning the Romantic movement. By the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century this secular quest for salvation gave rise to a widespread desire for ideal ... Read More

Holy Madness 2001, Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, London

ISBN-13: 9781842121450