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Renaissance

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  • William Shakespeareby David Bevington

    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...

  • The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italyby Jacob Burckhardt

    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...

  • Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Siltby Robert Marks

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 50.00

    Groundbreaking study of the correlations between economic and environmental changes in imperial Chinese Lingnan from 1400 to 1850. more...

  • The Renaissanceby Jocelyn Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 30.95

    The Renaissance examines Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. It integrates views of major historians, interpretations, analysis and evaluation of primary sources, offering a concise introduction to the subject. more...

  • Events That Changed the World Through the Sixteenth Centuryby Frank W. Thackeray; John E. Findling

    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...

  • Handbook to Life in Renaissance Europeby Sandra Sider

    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...

  • Other Renaissancesby Brenda Deen Schildgen; Gang Zhou; Sander L. Gilman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Maimonidesby Sherwin B. Nuland

    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...

  • Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages, and During the Renaissance Periodby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Illustrated with Nineteen Chromolithographic Prints by F. Kellerhoven and upwards of Four Hundred Engravings on Wood. "The several successive editions of "The Arts of the Middle Ages and Period of the Renaissance" sufficiently testify to its appreciation by the public. The object of that work was to introduce... more...

  • The Essential Galileoby Galileo Galilei; Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.95

    Spanning Galileo?s entire career, this new collection presents an annotated translation of Galileo?s most important writings as judged by their historical impact from the seventeenth century to the present. It thus presents not only those writings that bear most closely on key developments in physics, astronomy, epistemology, and scientific methodology,... more...