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The History of the Renaissance (Illustrated)

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A comprehensive and readable account of the Renaissance, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narratives in the words of eminent historians.

Contents include:

MODERN RECOGNITION OF SCENIC BEAUTY

BEGINNING AND PROGRESS OF THE RENAISSANCE

THE BLACK DEATH RAVAGES EUROPE

CHARLES IV OF GERMANY PUBLISHES HIS GOLDEN BULL

CONQUESTS OF TIMUR THE TARTAR
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Kindle Edition, 659 pages
Published April 3rd 2013 by Didactic Press
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Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt was a historian of art and culture, and an influential figure in the historiography of each field. He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history, albeit in a form very different from how cultural history is conceived and studied in academia today. Siegfried Giedion described Burckhardt's achievement in the following terms: "The great discoverer of ...more
“Thus what the word Renaissance really means is new birth to liberty—the spirit of mankind recovering consciousness and the power of self-determination, recognizing the beauty of the outer world and of the body through art, liberating the reason in science and the conscience in religion, restoring culture to the intelligence, and establishing the principle of political freedom.” 4 likes
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