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Two Renaissance Book Hunters


Author : Poggio Bracciolini
language : en
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release Date : 1991-01


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A reissue of the 1974 Columbia U. Press edition of the letters of Florentine humanist Poggius (1380-1459) to his friend de Niccolis regarding the rediscovery of lost classical texts. Translated (from the Latin) with notes by Phyllis Walter Goodhart Gordon. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portla

The Renaissance Of The Twelfth Century


Author : Charles Homer Haskins
language : en
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Date : 1957


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Examines the historical background and major cultural developments of the Mediaeval Renaissance.

Renaissance


Author : Václav Klaus
language : en
Publisher: Cato Institute
Release Date : 1997


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A collection of twenty-nine essays and speeches, originally given in English by Czech Republic prime minister Václav Klaus, on economic reform, ecological policy, the future of Europe, the relationship between art and toleration, and more. Nineteen of the essays and speeches were previously published in the author's Rebirth of a Nation Five Years After (1994)--p.xiv.

The Book In The Renaissance


Author : Andrew Pettegree
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 2011


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Surveys Europe's printing industry, from Gutenberg's invention to the seventeenth century, discussing topics such as the challenges of early publishers and the political and religious conflicts that arose as more secular material entered the market.

Renaissance


Author : Andrew Graham-Dixon
language : en
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release Date : 1999


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Over 125 color illustrations highlight a comprehensive history of Renaissance art from a renowned art critic, placing the time in its historical and political context and arguing that the Renaissance grew out of the achievements of the medieval period.

The Renaissance A Very Short Introduction


Author : Jerry Brotton
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2006-04-27


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This wide-ranging exploration of a defining period in world history sees the Renaissance as a time of unprecedented intellectual excitement, cultural experimentation, and interaction on a global scale, existing alongside a darker side of religion, intolerance, slavery, and massive inequality of wealth and status. It guides the reader through the issues that defi ned the period, from its art, architecture and literature, to advancements in the fields of science, trade and travel. The book offers us a timely perspective by exploring Europe's reciprocal relationship with its eastern neighbours.

Urban Life In The Renaissance


Author : Susan Zimmerman
language : en
Publisher: University of Delaware Press
Release Date : 1989-01


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This volume derives from two symposia sponsored by the Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland. In studies of Italy, France, England, Holland, and Spain that range from the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries, it explores various aspects of Renaissance urban culture and urban identity.