By Kenneth R. Bartlett
Award-winning lecturer Kenneth R. Bartlett applies his a long time of expertise instructing the Italian Renaissance to this fantastically illustrated review. In his introductory word to the Reader, Bartlett first explains why he selected Jacob Burckhardt's vintage narrative to lead scholars during the complicated heritage of the Renaissance after which offers his personal modern interpretation of that narrative. Over seventy colour illustrations, genealogies of significant Renaissance households, 8 maps, a listing of popes, a timeline of occasions, a bibliography, and an index are included.
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