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- Boydell & Brewer 2000; US$ 90.00
Este estudio analiza la representación de Isabel la Católica en obras escogidas de tres notables dramaturgos del Siglo de Oro español (Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina y Luis Vélez de Guevara). more...
The Fifteenth Century Illustrations of Christine De Pizan's The Book of the City of Ladies and The Treasure of the City of LadiesThe Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 199.95
Christine de Pizan was one of the few authors of late medieval France involved with all aspects of her manuscripts production. Her work has received enormous scholarly attention as their subject is nothing less than the history and education of women. This book fills a gap in the scholarship by shifting the attention from their literary content... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
This comprehensive annotated bibliography, first published in 1990, guides the user helpfully through where to find information on various elements on alchemy when researching. Divided into categories to aid finding the right area of interest, this book forms a unique reference tool. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Broadening the conversation begun in Making Publics in Early Modern Europe (2009), this book examines how the spatial dynamics of public making changed the shape of early modern society. The publics visited in this volume are voluntary groupings of diverse individuals that could coalesce through the performative uptake of shared cultural forms and... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 199.95
A valuable book presenting readers with an overarching view of the literature produced during a time of intense conflict between the papacy and secular rulers just before and during the Avignon Papacy from 1300-1360 A.D. Implicit in the discussions is the question of the nature of the Church itself and its role in society. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 15.95
The first major biography of the Borgias in thirty years, Christopher Hibbert's latest history brings the family and the world they lived in—the glittering Rome of the Italian Renaissance—to life. The name Borgia is synonymous with the corruption, nepotism, and greed that were rife in Renaissance Italy. The powerful, voracious Rodrigo Borgia,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
During the 1530s, rumours of a potentially revolutionary theory of how the heavens worked emanating from a small city in Poland began to spread throughout Europe. The architect of this theory was a Polish cleric named Nicolaus Copernicus. In around 1514 Copernicus had written and hand-copied an initial outline of his heliocentric theory, in which... more...
- 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...