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Renaissance

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  • Reformation Thoughtby Margaret L. King

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 16.50

    "A highly approachable collection of selections both canonical (but not less important for that; one can’t teach the Reformation without key texts from Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, et al.) and less well known. The latter texts—from Mantova, Melancthon, Beza, Riedeman, Campion, Hoby, Pole, and others—are illuminating and useful in every case. The decision... more...

  • Milton’s Italyby Catherine Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book joins a growing trend toward transnational literary studies and revives a venerable tradition of Anglo-Italian scholarship centering on John Milton. Correcting misperceptions that have diminished the international dimensions of his life and work, it broadly surveys Milton’s Italianate studies, travels, poetics, politics, and religious convictions.... more...

  • The Matter of Mindby Christopher Braider

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

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  • The World of Renaissance Italy: A Daily Life Encyclopedia [2 volumes]by Joseph Byrne

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 198.00

    The World of Renaissance Italy: A Daily Life Encyclopedia engages all of the Italian peninsula from the Black Death (1347–1352) to 1600. Unlike other encyclopedic works about the Renaissance era, this book deals exclusively with Italy, revealing the ways common Italian people lived and experienced the events and technological developments that marked... more...

  • Ingratiation from the Renaissance to the Presentby Jeff Diamond

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 95.00

    This study examines the ways in which intellectuals of the Renaissance period sought to win the patronage of the powerful while maintaining independence. It analyzes the ethical dilemmas involved and how these were reflected in the lives and writings of Niccolò Machiavelli, Desiderius Erasmus, Thomas More, and Michel de Montaigne. more...

  • The Vatican Heresyby Robert Bauval; Chiara Hohenzollern; Sandro Zicari

    Inner Traditions/Bear & Company 2014; US$ 18.00

    Reveals how the largest Sun Temple in the world, built according to Hermetic principles, is located at one of Christianity’s holiest sites: the Vatican • Shows how famous Renaissance philosophers and scientists called for a Hermetic reformation of Christianity by building a magical Temple of the Sun in Rome • Explains how the Vatican architect... more...

  • Frieden schreiben im Spätmittelalterby Gesa Wilangowski

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 80.99

    In der vorliegenden Studie werden Friedensverträge als funktionale Elemente spätmittelalterlicher Verfassungs- Völkerrechts- und Diplomatiegeschichte neu beleuchtet. Die konfliktreiche, deutsch-französische Vertragsdiplomatie zu Zeiten Maximilians I. (1459 – 1519) wird als facettenreiche, kulturell gebundene Rechtsform begriffen, die entstehende gemeinsame... more...

  • The Matter of Mindby Christopher Braider

    University of Toronto Press 2012; US$ 80.00

    Forceful and provocative, The Matter of Mind will encourage lively debate on the norms and discourses of seventeenth-century philosophy. more...

  • Decentring the Renaissanceby Carolyn Podruchny; Germaine Warkentin

    University of Toronto Press 2001; US$ 92.00

    Eighteen innovative essays explore not only how the European Renaissance helped form Canada, but also how more significantly the experience of Canada touched the Renaissance and those who first came to the shores of North America. more...

  • Celestina and the Ends of Desireby E. Michael Gerli

    University of Toronto Press 2011; US$ 70.00

    In 'Celestina' and the Ends of Desire , E. Michael Gerli illustrates how Fernando de Rojas' 1499 novel straddles the medieval and the modern in its exploration of changing categories of human desire - from the European courtly love tradition to the interpretation of want as an insatiable, destructive force. more...