The Italian Renaissance

The Italian Renaissance

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by J.H. Plumb Professor, Morris Bishop
     
 

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Spanning an age that witnessed great achievements in the arts and sciences, this definitive overview of the Italian Renaissance will both captivate ordinary readers and challenge specialists. Dr. Plumb’s impressive and provocative narrative is accompanied by contributions from leading historians, including Morris Bishop, J. Bronowski, Maria Bellonci, and many

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Spanning an age that witnessed great achievements in the arts and sciences, this definitive overview of the Italian Renaissance will both captivate ordinary readers and challenge specialists. Dr. Plumb’s impressive and provocative narrative is accompanied by contributions from leading historians, including Morris Bishop, J. Bronowski, Maria Bellonci, and many more, who have further illuminated the lives of some of the era’s most unforgettable personalities, from Petrarch to Pope Pius II, Michelangelo to Isabella d'Este, Machiavelli to Leonardo. A highly readable and engaging volume, THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE is a perfect introduction to the movement that shaped the Western world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618127382
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
06/19/2001
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
355,533
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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