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The Renaissance Complete - 9780500284599

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  • Product code: BHQGF
  • ISBN: 9780500284599
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 27.7cm x 21.9cm
  • Pages: 368
  • Publish date: 30/05/2009

The Renaissance Complete (Paperback)

The Renaissance Complete - 9780500284599

Margaret Aston


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No period has been more discussed, dissected and argued over than the Renaissance, and every age has reconstructed it in its own image. Today's emphasis is on its complexity - the way ideas, politics, religion, society, art and science depended upon and affected one another. "The Renaissance Complete" does away with watertight divisions by means of a lucid, innovatory system of cross-references and brings the image to centre stage. The fascinating range of topics covered includes the revival of classical learning, the printing press, the rise of the nation-state, philosophy and the role of women. The scope is all-embracing: Italy, France, Spain, Britain, Germany and the northern countries; and, courts and patrons, painters and sculptors, churchmen and traders, men, women and children. Over 1,000 illustrations are carefully focused on over 100 key topics, subject-matter taking precedence over art history. This is an impressive information resource that provides biographies, timelines, bibliography, a gazetteer of museums and galleries and an illustrated glossary.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BHQGF
  • ISBN: 9780500284599
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 27.7cm x 21.9cm
  • Pages: 368
  • Publish date: 30/05/2009

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