Civilization of Europe in the Renaissance

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Simon and Schuster, 1995 - 648 Seiten
Exploring every aspect of art, philosophy, politics, life and culture between 1450 and 1620, this enthralling panorama examines one of the most fascinating and exciting periods in European history. A rich, dense book which combines inspiring generalizations with idiosyncratic detail.--The Spectator. Photos.

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Civilization curiously spelt with a z by this very British historian is an overview of Europe in what John Hale refers to as the long sixteenth century (he qualifies this as 1450-1620). It is not a ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - pranogajec - LibraryThing

This is a spectacular example of synthetic history. It incorporates many of the concerns of recent historiography while conveying a clear sense of the momentous changes and sheer exuberance that mark ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

The Discovery of Europe
3
The Countries of Europe
51
The Divisions of Europe
94
Traffic
143
Transformations
189
Civility
355
Civility in Danger?
420
Our Age
585
Notes
595
Bibliography
613
Index
627
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