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The waning of the Renaissance, 1550-1640

Author: William J Bouwsma
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 2002, ©2000.
Series: Yale intellectual history of the West.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historian William J. Bouwsma here examines the conventional view of the European Renaissance as the root and foundation of modern culture, arguing instead that while it had a beginning and a climax,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Bouwsma
ISBN: 0300097174 9780300097177 0300085370 9780300085372
OCLC Number: 59498845
Description: xi, 304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The cultural community of Europe --
The liberation of the self --
The liberation of knowing --
The liberation of time --
The liberation of space --
The liberation of politics --
The liberation of religion --
The worst of times --
Renaissance theater and the crisis of the self --
Toward a culture of order --
The reordered self --
The quest for certainty: from skepticism to science --
The decline of historical consciousness --
Order in society and government --
Order in religion --
Order in arts.
Series Title: Yale intellectual history of the West.
Responsibility: William J. Bouwsma.

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