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Mr. D. C. SOMERVELL, Europe throughout the Ages : Modern Europe-The Rise of Democracy '


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THE series on ' Europe throughout the Ages,' which began last November, has traced the course of Western civilization from its dawn in ancient Greece, through its eclipse in the Dark Ages and its re-emergence in the Middle
Ages ; the change that came with the Renaissance and the Reformation, and the age of (more or less), enlightened despotism. This evening Mr. Somervell will conclude the series by describing the rise of modern democracy-first in aspiration, later in concrete form, in the Scottish Kirk and the English Levellers, in the writings of Rousseau and the achievements of constitution-makers in the United States and in revolutionary France.


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Mr. D. C. SOMERVELL, Europe throughout the Ages : Modern Europe-The Rise of Democracy '

5XX Daventry, 21 February 1928 19.25

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