History - Renaissance

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The Civilization of the Renaissance i...

Jacob Burckhardt

This authoritative study by a distinguished scholar presents a brilliant panorama of Italian Renaissance life, explaining how and why the period constituted a cultural revolution. Author Jacob Burckhardt chronicles the transition fro...

Published: Sep 2010

The Swerve: How the World Became Mode...

Stephen Greenblatt

Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-FictionOne of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling st...

Published: Sep 2012

Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance ...

Thomas Cahill

In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience its like until the twentieth century: the new humanism of the Renai...

Published: Aug 2014

The Ugly Renaissance: Sex, Greed, Vio...

Alexander Lee

The Ugly Renaissance is a delightfully debauched tour of the sordid, gritty reality behind some of the most celebrated artworks and cultural innovations of all time.Tourists today flock to Italy by the millions to admire the stunning ...

Published: Oct 2015
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