The New Man and the New World: The Influence of Renaissance Humanism on the Explorers of the Italian Era of Discovery

The New Man and the New World: The Influence of Renaissance Humanism on the Explorers of the Italian Era of Discovery

by Richard Di Giacomo

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BN ID: 2940014675352
Publisher: Magnifico Publications
Publication date: 05/01/1991
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 123
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Richard Di Giacomo graduated from San José State University with a B.A. in Ancient and Medieval history, a B.A. in Social Science and an M.A. in American History. He has been a teacher for over 20 years and has taught in a variety of schools from private and continuation schools to public high schools. He has taught everything from at risk and limited English students to honors and college preparatory classes. The subjects he has taught include U.S. and World History, Government, Economics, Bible and Ethics, History of the Cold War, and Contemporary World History.
He has been a reviewer and contributor to textbooks, and a frequent presenter at social studies conferences on the use of simulations, videos, and computers in education. Rich spent a year studying in Florence, Italy. While viewing some of the oldest maps and globes portraying the New World, it occurred to him that there must be a connection between the New World and the New Age of the Renaissance. Hence, this book was born!

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This book has been used as assigned reading for college classes on the Renaissance period of history. --The University of Pittsburgh Receieved 4/5 stars on Goodreads.com --Goodreads.com