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A Concise Encyclopedia of the Italian Renaissance
     

A Concise Encyclopedia of the Italian Renaissance

by John Rigby Hale, Peter Burke (Contribution by), Marie Boas Hall (Contribution by), Denis Arnold (Contribution by), Allan Braham (Contribution by)
 

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Within the vast literature of the Renaissance, this is the one indispensable book: for the student who is looking for a guide to the complicated maze of Italian Renaissance political history; the scholar who needs a convenient, unified reference sources; the art lover who wants to discover the background to the masterpieces of painting and sculpture; the traveler in

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Within the vast literature of the Renaissance, this is the one indispensable book: for the student who is looking for a guide to the complicated maze of Italian Renaissance political history; the scholar who needs a convenient, unified reference sources; the art lover who wants to discover the background to the masterpieces of painting and sculpture; the traveler in Italy who seeks to understand the great works of art and architecture within their context; and also the general reader who wants to learn more about this fascinating historical and cultural epoch. 237 illus., 3 maps, 11 family trees and a chronological chart.

"Broad in scope and rich in content...with many illustrations, maps, family trees and comparative tables of succession...pithy and stimulating...a unique encyclopaedia." --Italian Studies

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"Its 750 entries range over music, architecture, war, diplomacy, religion, literature and social history as well as the visual arts...a valuable reference work." --The Connoisseur

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ISBN-13:
9780195202847
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1981
Series:
World of Art Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.68(h) x 1.00(d)

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