Civilization of Europe in the Renaissance
Exploring every aspect of art, philosophy, politics, life and culture between 1450 and 1620, this enthralling panorama examines one of the most fascinating and exciting periods in European history. A rich, dense book which combines inspiring generalizations with idiosyncratic detail.--The Spectator. Photos.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - baswood - LibraryThing
Civilization curiously spelt with a z by this very British historian is an overview of Europe in what John Hale refers to as the long sixteenth century (he qualifies this as 1450-1620). It is not a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pranogajec - LibraryThing
This is a spectacular example of synthetic history. It incorporates many of the concerns of recent historiography while conveying a clear sense of the momentous changes and sheer exuberance that mark ... Read full review