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Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy : Penguin Classics - Jacob Burckhardt

Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

Penguin Classics

Paperback Published: June 1990
ISBN: 9780140445343
Number Of Pages: 416
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Published in 1860, Burckhardt's great work redefined our sense of the European past, wholly reinterpreting what has since been known simply as the Italian Renaissance. With unsurpassed erudition, Burckhardt illuminates a world of artistic and cultural ferment, innovation, and discovery; of revived humanism; of fierce tensions between church and empire; and of the birth of both the modern state and the modern individual.The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italyremains the single most important and influential account of this crucial moment in the history of the West.

"The greatest single book on the history of Italy between 1350 and 1550."--Hajo Holborn

ISBN: 9780140445343
ISBN-10: 014044534X
Series: Penguin Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: June 1990
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 12.9  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1