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A short history of the Italian Renaissance

Author: Kenneth R Bartlett
Publisher: North York, Ontario : University of Toronto Press, Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, [2013] 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Award-winning lecturer Kenneth R. Bartlett applies his decades of experience teaching the Italian Renaissance to this beautifully illustrated overview. In his introductory Note to the Reader, Bartlett first explains why he chose Jacob Burckhardt's classic narrative to guide students through the complex history of the Renaissance and then provides his own contemporary interpretation of that narrative. Over seventy  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth R Bartlett
ISBN: 9781442685840 1442685840 9781442608771 1442608773
OCLC Number: 870652622
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Academic Title awarded by Choice 2015 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 372 pages) : colour illustrations, colour maps, genealogical tables
Contents: 1. Defining the Renaissance --
2. Before the Renaissance --
3. Petrarch --
4. Humanism --
5. The Republic of Florence --
6. Rome and the Papacy --
7. The Maritime States --
8. The Principalities --
9. Renaissance Neo-Platonism --
10. The Age of Crisis --
11. Medici Popes and Princes --
12. The Counsel of Experience --
13. Art and Architecture --
14. The End of the Renaissance in Italy.
Responsibility: Kenneth R. Bartlett.
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Award-winning historian Kenneth R. Bartlett applies his decades of experience teaching the Italian Renaissance to this new and beautifully illustrated overview.  Read more...


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The range of subjects treated in the book is impressive, and gives a broad audience an idea of the vastness of aspects of the Italian Renaissance. -- European Review of History

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