Add free shipping to your order with these great books
The Renaissance : The Cultural Rebirth of Europe - John D Wright

The Renaissance

The Cultural Rebirth of Europe

By: John D Wright

Hardcover | 31 October 2019

At a Glance

FREE SHIPPING

Hardcover


RRP $45.99

$41.50

10%OFF

or 4 interest-free payments of $10.38 with

Expected to ship in at least 4 weeks

Think of the Renaissance and you might only picture the work of fine artists such as Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Van Eyck. Or architecture could spring to mind and you might think of St Peter's in Rome and the Doge's Palace in Venice. Or you might consider scientists like Galileo and Copernicus. But then let's not forget the contribution of thinkers like Machiavelli, Thomas More or Erasmus. Someone else, though, might plump for music or poets and dramatists - after all, there was Dante and Shakespeare. Because when it comes to the Renaissance, there's an embarrassment of riches to choose from.
From art to architecture, music to literature, science to medicine, political thought to religion, The Renaissance expertly guides the reader through the cultural and intellectual flowering that Europe witnessed from the 14th to the 17th centuries. Ranging from the origins of the Renaissance in medieval Florence to the Counter- Reformation, the book explains how a revival in the study in Antiquity was able to flourish across the Italian states, before spreading to Iberia and north across Europe.
Nimbly moving from perspective in paintings to Copernicus's understanding of the Universe, from Martin Luther's challenge to the Roman Catholic Church to the foundations of modern school education, The Renaissance is a highly accessible and colourful journey along the cultural contours of Europe from the Late Middle Ages to the early modern period.

More in Early Modern History from 1450 to 1700

The Holy Roman Empire : A Thousand Years of Europe's History - Peter H. Wilson
The Witches : Salem, 1692 - Stacy Schiff

RRP $26.99

$25.75

The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe : 4th Edition - Brian P. Levack
Batavia - Peter FitzSimons

Paperback

RRP $34.99

$28.50

19%
OFF
French Revolution : The Basics - Darius von Güttner

RRP $29.99

$26.50

12%
OFF
The Renaissance : The Cultural Rebirth of Europe - John D Wright

FREE SHIPPING

RRP $45.99

$41.50

10%
OFF
The Memoirs of Shah Tahmasp I : Safavid Ruler of Iran - Shah Tahmasp I

Popular Searches