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The renaissance : a very short introduction

Author: Jerry Brotton
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Very short introductions, 148.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This wide-ranging exploration of the Renaissance sees the period as a time of unprecedented intellectual excitement and cultural experimentation and interaction on a global scale. It guides the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Brotton
ISBN: 9780192801630 0192801635
OCLC Number: 638873910
Description: 148 p. : il. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. A global Renaissance ; 2. The humanist script ; 3. Church and state ; 4. Brave New Worlds ; 5. Science and Philosophy ; 6. Rewriting the Renaissance ; Timeline ; Further Reading ; Index
Series Title: Very short introductions, 148.
Responsibility: Jerry Brotton.
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