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  • La Civilisation de la Renaissance en Italie de Jacob Burckhardtby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Ouvrage déconcertant et cependant texte fondateur, le monumental « essai » de Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897), fils de pasteur, ayant fait ses études de théologie, puis d?histoire et d?histoire de l?art à Bâle et à Berlin, est son livre le mieux connu, ou le moins méconnu, surtout en... more...

  • The Last Judgmentby James A. Connor

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 20.99

    Painted on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel, 28 years after Michelangelo completed the glorious and hopeful ceiling, The Last Judgment is full of stark images depicting the End of Days. James Connor uses the famous fresco as the lens by which to view the end of the Renaissance, arguing that Michelangelo's imagery and composition reflect the... more...

  • Le Prince de la Concordeby Catherine d'Oultremont; Louis Valcke

    Primento Digital Publishing 2014; US$ 20.99

    Découvrez la formidable existence de l'humaniste Jean Pic de la Mirandole La biographie romancée de Catherine d?Oultremont se déroule dans le respect scrupuleux des grandes étapes de ce que fut la vie de Jean Pic de la Mirandole : sa quête incessante du savoir qui va le conduire dans toutes les grandes universités et les plus célèbres centres d?études... more...

  • Leonardo's Legacyby Stefan Klein; Shelley Frisch

    Da Capo Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    By the international bestselling author of The Science of Happiness and The Secret Pulse of Time , a fresh exploration of Leonardo da Vinci?s real code: Science! more...

  • Literacy in Everyday Lifeby Jeroen Blaak

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    Focusing on four Dutch diaries from different periods of the early modern age, this book describes in detail the diversified use of reading in everyday life, examining it in a wider context of communication that also includes writing and speech. more...

  • Léonard de Vinci et la Statue de Francesco Sforzaby Louis Courajod; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : Quand l'opinion publique a fait son siège à propos d'un point capital de l'histoire de l'art, c'est véritablement entreprendre une tâche ingrate que de vouloir lui apporter de nouveaux éléments d'information. Aussi inexorable que le bon abbé de Vertot, elle oppose longtemps une fin de non-recevoir au chercheur désireux d'agiter encore le... more...

  • Making Space Public in Early Modern Europeby Angela Vanhaelen; Joseph P. Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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 Mandarin-Capitalists from Nanyangby Michael R. Godley

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    This book examines the contribution of Chinese entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia to China's early modernization. more...

  • Mary I and the Art of Book Dedicationsby Valerie Schutte

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    In this revisionist approach to book history and Marian studies Valerie Schutte argues that manuscript and printed book dedications reveal contemporary perceptions of statecraft, religion, and gender. She offers the first comprehensive catalogue of all book and manuscript dedications to Mary and all books known to have been in Mary's possession. more...

  • Medici Moneyby Tim Parks

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98

    The Medici are famous as the rulers of Florence at the high point of the Renaissance. Their power derived from the family bank, and this book tells the fascinating, frequently bloody story of the family and the dramatic development and collapse of their bank (from Cosimo who took it over in 1419 to his grandson Lorenzo the Magnificent who presided... more...