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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 20.99
From the private world of a beloved English queen, a story of intimacy, royalty, espionage, rumor, and subterfuge Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, restoring the Protestant faith to England. At the heart of the new queen?s court lay her bedchamber, closely guarded by the favored women who helped her dress, looked after her jewels,... 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
In this brilliant and widely acclaimed work, Peter Burke presents asocial and cultural history of the Italian Renaissance. Hediscusses the social and political institutions which existed inItaly during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and analyses theways of thinking and seeing which characterized this period ofextraordinary artistic creativity.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 9.99
This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of Islamic studies find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00
Leading international contributors present a lively and interdisciplinary panorama of the Italian Renaissance as it has developed in recent decades. more...