Renaissance Europe: Age of Recovery and Reconciliation
These popular volumes offer a comprehensive, challenging introduction to the politics, economic development, social life, culture, and thought of early modern Europe. The Renaissance volume includes discussion of political and religious life in the Italian city-states and an emphasis on the interrelationship of literature, philosophy, art, and science. The Reformation volume provides new examinations of the social and economic aspects of the Reformation and the significance of humanism during the early Reformation period.
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introduction The Meaning of the Renaissance
chapter one The Medieval Heritage
chapter two The Italian CityStates
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