The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance: A Sourcebook

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D.C. Heath, 1992 - History - 441 pages
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The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance offers material drawn from the fourteenth to the early sixteenth centuries surveying the social, economic, political, cultural, and intellectual history of Renaissance Italy. The diverse documents include court records, poetry, fiction, ricordanze, courtesy books, letters, maxims, histories, and humanist treatises.

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A great starting-point for primary source study from the Renaissance Era. Divided among various themes: women, the church, education, etc. Read full review


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Kenneth R. Bartlett is Professor of History and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto. He is the author of "The English in Italy 1525-1558: A Study in Culture and Politics" (1991), co-editor of "Humanism and the Northern Renaissance" (2000), and co-translator of Giovanni Della Casa's "Galateo" (third edition 1994).

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