A Short History of Renaissance Europe: Dances Over Fire and Water

A Short History of Renaissance Europe: Dances Over Fire and Water

By: Jonathan W. Zophy (author)Paperback

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For history and humanities courses on Renaissance Europe. Representative-rather than comprehensive-this concise and lively history of Europe between 1300 and 1500 provides brief introductions to the major personalities, issues, events, and ideas of the Age of Renaissance-emphasizing people of all ages and both genders. It offers fuller coverage of the same topics presented in the author's combined Renaissance-Reformation edition, and can be used effectively with collections of sources and/or scholarly monographs.

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Contents

1. Introduction: The Best and Worst of Times. 2. The Peoples of Europe. 3. An Age of Disasters. 4. Italy: Home of the Renaissance. 5. The Culture of Renaissance Humanism in Italy. 6. Painting in Renaissance Italy. 7. Renaissance Sculpture, Architecture, and Music. 8. Italy's Machiavellian Moment. 9. The Northern Monarchies and Their Expansion. 10. The Renaissance in the North. 11. Northern Renaissance Humanism. 12. Science and Technology.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/07/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780131815797
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9780131815797
  • weight: 606
  • ISBN10: 0131815792

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