England and the Italian Renaissance: The Growth of Interest in its History and Art / Edition 4

England and the Italian Renaissance: The Growth of Interest in its History and Art / Edition 4

by John R. Hale
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631233652

ISBN-13: 9780631233657

Pub. Date: 12/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This fourth edition of Sir John Hale’s classic history of England and the Italian Renaissance includes a detailed introduction by Edward Chaney surveying scholarly developments since the book was first published.

  • Fourth edition of Sir John Hale’s classic history of England and the Italian Renaissance, first

Overview

This fourth edition of Sir John Hale’s classic history of England and the Italian Renaissance includes a detailed introduction by Edward Chaney surveying scholarly developments since the book was first published.

  • Fourth edition of Sir John Hale’s classic history of England and the Italian Renaissance, first published in 1954.
  • The book’s focus on fundamental issues and basis in little-read primary sources ensures that it endures as an important contribution to historical scholarship. Clear, chronological narrative, beautifully written.
  • Provides essential understanding of the period, illuminating both British and Italian cultural history.
  • The fourth edition includes a new introduction by Edward Chaney who is an expert on Anglo-Italian cultural relations.
  • Chaney surveys the scholarship of the last 50 years and supplies an up-to-date bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631233657
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
Blackwell Classic Histories of Europe Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents.

Introduction to the Third Edition: Edward Chaney.

Preface to the First Edition.

1. The Beginnings of Interest: mid-Sixteenth to mid-Seventeenth Centuries.

2. From Description to Speculation: mid-Seventeenth to Late Eighteenth centuries.

3. Taste for Italian Paintings: I Sixteenth to Late Eighteenth Centuries.

4. The Medici and William Roscoe: Late Eighteenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries.

5. Taste for Italian Paintings: II Late Eighteenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries.

6. Prejudice and the Term Renaissance: Early to mid-Nineteenth Century.

7. Taste for Italian Paintings: III Early Nineteenth Century to Ruskin.

8. John Addington Symonds.

Notes.

Bibliographical Note.

Index

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