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The civilization of the Renaissance inItaly

Jacob Burckhardt

The civilization of the Renaissance inItaly

an essay

by Jacob Burckhardt

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Published by Phaidon in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This translation previously published (B51-5744) 1951.

Statementtranslated from the 2nd German edition by S.G.C. Middlemore.
The Physical Object
Pagination462p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22831446M

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Jacob Burckhardt was born in in Basel, Switzerland. He studied history at the University of Berlin and taught art history and the Italian Renaissance in Berlin and Basel.

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This authoritative study by a distinguished scholar presents a brilliant panorama of Italian Renaissance life, explaining how and why the period constituted a cultural revolution. It traces the influences of classical antiquity on the age's thinkers and artists and chronicles the revival of humanism, the conflict between church and empire, and the rise of both the modern state and the modern.

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The civilization of the Renaissance in Italy: an essay.Phaidon Publishers; distributed by Oxford University Press in English - 3d ed., rev.]Pages:   The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy.

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