all ebooks in category: History of Renaissance Europe (36)

A Short History of the Italian Renaissance
English | ISBN: 1442600144 | 2013 | 402 pages | PDF | 22 MB

Award-winning lecturer Kenneth R. Bartlett applies his decades of experience teaching the Italian Renaissance to this beautifully illustrated overview. In his introductory Note to the …

«The Prince» by Nicolo Machiavelli
English | ISBN: 9783961898596 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise, by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed …

The World Upside Down in 16th-Century French Literature and Visual Culture
2018 | ISBN: 900438183X | English | 298 pages | PDF | 21 MB

In The World Upside Down Vincent Robert-Nicoud offers an account of the topos of the world upside-down in sixteenth-century French literature and visual culture with …

Re-thinking Renaissance Objects: Design, Function and Meaning
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1444337750 | PDF | pages: 229 | 14.1 mb

Inspired by research undertaken for the new Medieval & Renaissance Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Re-thinking Renaissance Objects explores and often challenges some …

Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
English | February 18, 2019 | ISBN: 0674987136 | PDF | 464 pages | 26.6 MB

How did the Reformation, which initially promoted decidedly illiberal positions, end up laying the groundwork for Western liberalism? The English Reformation began as an evangelical …

Trickster Travels
English | EPUB | 0.6 MB

An engrossing study of Leo Africanus and his famous book, which introduced Africa to European readersAl-Hasan al-Wazzan–born in Granada to a Muslim family that in …

«Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered» by Dianne Hales
English | ISBN: 9781451658989 | EPUB | 1.7 MB

Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the flesh-and-blood woman who became one of the most famous artistic subjects of all …

Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World
English | October 14, 1991 | ISBN: 0226306518, 0226306526 | EPUB/PDF | 216 pages | 4.7/21.1 MB

Marvelous Possessions is a study of the ways in which Europeans of the late Middle Ages and the early modern period represented non-European peoples and …

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«The Age of the Reformation» by Albert Pollard
English | ISBN: 9781531285722 | EPUB | 1.1 MB

ON the 18th of August, 1503, after a sudden and mysterious illness Alexander VI had departed this life to the unspeakable joy of all Rome, …

A Cultural History of the Modern Age: Volume 1, Renaissance and Reformation
English | September 20, 2017 | ISBN: 1138518131, 1412807492 | PDF | 385 pages | 21 MB

Historian, philosopher, critic, playwright, journalist, and actor, Egon Friedell was a key figure in the extraordinary flowering of Viennese culture between the two world wars. …