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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
In this fascinating study, John Stephens inteprets the significance of the immense cultural change which took place in Italy from the time of Petrarch to the Reformation, and considers its wider contribution to Europe beyond the Alps. His important analysis (which is designed for students and serious general readers of history as well as the specialist)... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 111.66
Fürstenspiegel geben Anleitung und Rat für die Erziehung künftiger Herrscher. Dem heutigen Leser aber ermöglichen sie Einblicke in das ideale Herrscherbild der jeweiligen Zeit. Seit der Antike bekannt, sind die Fürstenspiegel des Mittelalters von einem christlichen Herrschaftsbild geprägt. Der Herausgeber versammelt in diesem Band erstmals die bedeutendsten... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
In this brilliant and widely acclaimed work, Peter Burke presents a social and cultural history of the Italian Renaissance. He discusses the social and political institutions which existed in Italy during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and analyses the ways of thinking and seeing which characterized this period of extraordinary artistic creativity.... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 36.52
Das Staatsdenken der Renaissance - vom gedachten zum erlebten Staat 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...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Burckhardts the most influential interpretation of the Italian Renaissance in the 19th century. The book is about political and economic changes taking place in the West of his day. Burckhardt has traced the cultural patterns of evolution from the medieval period to the awakening of modern fortitude and creativity of the Renaissance. A treat... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 15.95
Prada. Sophia Loren. Prosecco for due. From fettucine to fashion and back again, nobody does La Bella Vita like the Italians. Whether preparing a meal, sculpting the David, or seducing a lover, Italians take their time, and do it right! In this bellissimo primer, Romans Aminda Leigh and Pietro Pesce show you how to achieve that sensual perfection in... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 29.95
"Larvatus prodeo," announced René Descartes at the beginning of the seventeenth century: "I come forward, masked." Deliberately disguising or silencing their most intimate thoughts and emotions, many early modern Europeans besides Descartes-princes, courtiers, aristocrats and commoners alike-chose to practice the shadowy art of dissimulation. For men... more...