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Published: 25 April 2019

528 Pages | 166 colour and b&w illustrations


ISBN: 9780198716150

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Renaissance

Edited by Gordon Campbell

Oxford Illustrated History

  • A new history of Renaissance culture and civilization
  • By a team of leading historians under the expert editorial guidance of Gordon Campbell
  • From Giotto and Dante in thirteenth-century Italy, right through to the English literary Renaissance of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries
  • Covers humanism and the classical tradition, war and the state, religion, art and architecture, the performing arts, literature, craft and technology, science and medicine, and travel and cultural exchange
  • Looks at the world beyond Europe, from the export of elements of Renaissance culture to Spanish America, to Renaissance Europe's fertile encounter with the Ottomans—and beyond