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A definitive overview of Renaissance-era Italy.

Synopsis:

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. Plumbs 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 eras 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.

About the Author

JOHN HAROLD PLUMB who was born in 1911, graduated from the University of Leicester and received his Ph.D. from Christ's College in Cambridge. Plumb has written more than thirty books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780828104852
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston
Author:
Plumb, J. H.
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
Hastcry
Subject:
Italy Civilization 1268-1559.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1424295
Series:
American Heritage Library
Series Volume:
no. 040
Publication Date:
20010619
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.26x5.50x.79 in. .79 lbs.

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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. Plumbs 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 eras 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.
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