JamesR. Lindow - Art - 2017 - 286 pages
This book provides a reassessment of the theory of magnificence in light of the related social virtue of splendour. Author James Lindow highlights how magnificence, when ...
Peter Lee - History - 2006 - 232 pages
In Opium Culture, Peter Lee presents a fascinating narrative that covers every aspect of the art and craft of opium use. The text is studded with gems of long forgotten opium ...
William J. Connell - History - 2002 - 453 pages
Essays illustrate the ways Renaissance Florentines expressed or shaped their identities as they interacted with their society.
Maria DePrano - Art - 2018
This book examines a Renaissance Florentine family's art patronage, even for women, inspired by literature, music, love, loss, and religion.