A Short History of the Italian Renaissance by Kenneth R. Bartlett

By Kenneth R. Bartlett

Award-winning lecturer Kenneth R. Bartlett applies his a long time of expertise instructing the Italian Renaissance to this superbly illustrated evaluate. In his introductory notice to the Reader, Bartlett first explains why he selected Jacob Burckhardt's vintage narrative to lead scholars in the course of the advanced 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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