The Art of Memory by Frances A. Yates

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The Art of Memory is a 1966 non-fiction book by British historian Frances A. Yates. The book follows the history of mnemonic systems from the classical period of Simonides of Ceos in Ancient Greece to the Renaissance era of Giordano Bruno, ending with Gottfried Leibniz and the early emergence of the scientific method in the 17th century.

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The 284th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 65th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
  2. - 91st on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)

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    2011