5 edition of History Firsthand - The Renaissance (hardcover edition) (History Firsthand) found in the catalog.
May 1, 2002
by Greenhaven Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Raymond Obstfeld (Editor), Loretta Obstfeld (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||220|
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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ Author: Raymond Obstfeld. The first is, if you have already read a few books on the Renaissance you won't find much that is new here.
The second drawback is the lack of pictures- really inexcusable in a book of this kind. (That is probably the major reason why I went with 3 stars rather than 4.) The majority of the book deals with architecture, sculpture and by: 8.
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The main thesis of the book is that for the first time in centuries, Italian society, between the 14th and 16th century, encouraged individualism and this directly led to the Renaissance. Lauro Martines, Power and Imagination: City-States in Renaissance Italy (John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, ).
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A century-and-a-half ago the Swiss art historian, Jacob Burckhardt, popularized the idea of a 'Renaissance' in 14th century Italy.
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Gathering primary accounts from religious, artistic, scientific, and secular leaders, this anthology covers a broad spectrum of social and political topics of the day. Their firsthand reflections convey the exuberance of.
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Renaissance Architecture in Florence. Travellers from across the Alps in the midth century found Florence - then the centre of Early Renaissance art - very different in appearance from the northern cities.
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The Renaissance was a period of European cultural, artistic, political and scientific “rebirth” after the Middle Ages. Discover Renaissance Art, Leonardo da Vinci and more. Chapter 3: Renaissance 3 Art historian Elton Davies called Brunelleschi’s painting of the Florence Baptistry a “milestone” in cultural history and compared it “to the Wright Brothers’ first flying machine.”2 Psychologically, the little painting did create a change as revolutionary as flight.
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