Within the vast literature of the Renaissance, this is the one indispensable book: for the student who is looking for a guide to the complicated maze of Italian Renaissance political history; the scholar who needs a convenient, unified reference sources; the art lover who wants to discover the background to the masterpieces of painting and sculpture; the traveler in Italy who seeks to understand the great works of art and architecture within their context; and also the general reader who wants to learn more about this fascinating historical and cultural epoch. 237 illus., 3 maps, 11 family trees and a chronological chart.
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(210mm x 149mm x 21mm)
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One of our favourites, for the variety of its entries: Morone, Milanese civil servant; Moroni, painter; music; myth of Venice... Just about every aspect of the Renaissance is systematically and accessibly covered by a host of experts. There are 237 black and white illustrations, plus family trees, maps and a chronological chart. (Kirkus UK)
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