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The Renaissance: A Short History

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The Renaissance holds an undying place in our imagination, its great heroes still our own, from Michelangelo and Leonardo to Dante and Chaucer. This period of profound evolution in European thought is credited with transforming the West from medieval to modern and producing the most astonishing outpouring of artistic creation the world has ever known. But what was it? In this masterly work, the incomparable Paul Johnson tells us. He explains the economic, technological, and social developments that provide a backdrop to the ages achievements and focuses closely on the lives and works of its most important figures. A commanding short narrative of this vital period, The Renaissance is also a universally profound meditation on the wellsprings of innovation.

About the Author

Paul Johnson is a leading historian and journalist whose historical works have been national bestsellers and translated into many languages. Among his books are Modern Times, A History of the Jews, Intellectuals, The Birth of the Modern, and A History of the American People. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812966190
Author:
Johnson, Paul
Publisher:
Modern Library
Author:
Various
Location:
New York
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
History
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Civilization, medieval
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library chronicles
Series Volume:
no. 405
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.90x5.40x.46 in. .35 lbs.

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