Description - Contesting the Renaissance by William Caferro
In this book, William Caferro asks if the Renaissance was really a period of progress, reason, the emergence of the individual, and the beginning of modernity.
An influential investigation into the nature of the European Renaissance
Summarizes scholarly debates about the nature of the Renaissance
Engages with specific controversies concerning gender identity, economics, the emergence of the modern state, and reason and faith
Takes a balanced approach to the many different problems and perspectives that characterize Renaissance studies
Buy Contesting the Renaissance by William Caferro from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(236mm x 165mm x 20mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - Contesting the Renaissance by William Caferro
Book Reviews - Contesting the Renaissance by William Caferro
Author Biography - William Caferro
William Caferro is Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. His previous publications include
Mercenary Companies and the Decline of Siena (1998), and
The Spinelli: Merchants, Patrons and Bankers in Renaissance Florence (1998).