The Renaissance

The Renaissance

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Selected for reader accessibility, these 21 essays explore the intellectual and educational movement that originated in Italy in the later decades of the 1300s and spread through Europe over the next two and half centuries. The papers are organized into sections on origins, political and social contexts, discoveries and transformations, and the significance of the renaissance. Specific topics include the printing press and the spread of humanist ideas, the reformation and counter reformation, and the merchant and economic expansion in the Renaissance. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780737702194
Characteristics: 272 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Thompson, Stephen P. 1953-


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