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- Routledge 1996; US$ 42.95
A lively and controversial exploration of ideas of the self in the Western cultural tradition from the Renaissance to the present. Highly esteemed contributors analyse differing models of personal identity from a variety of perspectives. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.95
Jacob Burckhardt was born in 1818 in Basel, Switzerland. He studied history at the University of Berlin and taught art history and the Italian Renaissance in Berlin and Basel. His essay, as he called The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, was first published in 1860. Rich in its detailed account of the arts, fashions, manners, and thought... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 48.00
Challenging conventional Western wisdom, Marks examines the relationship between economic and environmental changes in the imperial Chinese provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi (a region historically known as Lingnan, 'South of the Mountains') from 1400 to 1850. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 26.95
The Renaissance presents the panorama of Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, exploring such themes as: the origins and causes of humanism Renaissance monarchies the Reformation geographical exploration science artistic movements. The book includes narrative introductions to each issue, views of major historians, interpretations,... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 55.00
The period from the late Middle Ages through the sixteenth century witnessed some of the most significant developments in the history of the world. These events and their impact have been carefully described and analyzed in this student resource. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 70.00
Captures the essence of life in great civilizations of the past. Each volume in this series examines a single civilization, and covers everything from landmark events and monumental achievements to geography and everyday life. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
Other Renaissances is a collection of twelve essays discussing renaissances outside the Italian and Italian prompted European Renaissance of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The collection proposes an approach to reframing the Renaissance in which the European Renaissance becomes an imaginative idea, rather than a particular moment in time more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Part of the Jewish Encounter series Moses Maimonides was a Renaissance man before there was a Renaissance: a great physician who served a sultan, a dazzling Torah scholar, a community leader, a daring philosopher whose greatest work? The Guide for the Perplexed ?attempted to reconcile scientific knowledge with faith in God. He was a Jew living... more...