The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Religion, War, Famine and Death in Reformation Europe
Normal Price: $77.95
Your Price: $70.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.51 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Dr. Andrew Cunningham
Book DescriptionThis book offers an exciting interpretation of early modern European history (1490-1648). Cunningham and Grell's point of departure, and a prism through which events of the period are interpreted, is Durer's famous woodcut of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. This image came to characterise the outlook and expectations of most early modern Europeans, who experienced a dramatic rise in population, leading to repeated episodes of war, epidemics and famine. These were seen as indicating the imminent end of the world. The book is lavishly illustrated with fascinating contemporary images which, like many texts of the period, are preoccupied with Apocalypticism and eschatological expectations. Lucidly written and carefully organised, it brings together religious, social, military and medical history in one survey, giving a unique insight into why the early modern world linked all the crises of the age to the Day of Judgement.
Buy Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse book by Dr. Andrew Cunningham from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521467018
(247mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dr. Andrew Cunningham
Fate of Anatomical Collections, Hardback (March 2015)» View all books by Dr. Andrew Cunningham
Almost every medical faculty possesses anatomical and/or pathological collections: human and animal preparations, wax - and other models, as well as drawings, photographs, documents and archives relating to them. This volume explores the changing status of anatomical collections from the early modern period to date.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse book by Dr. Andrew Cunningham and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.