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A Reformation Sourcebook: Documents from an Age of Debate
A Reformation Sourcebook: Documents from an Age of Debate
Edited by Michael W. Bruening
This book presents the debates of the Reformation era through over eighty primary sources.
Published Apr 2017
A Short History of the Renaissance in Europe
A Short History of the Renaissance in Europe
By Margaret L. King

Margaret L. King's richly illustrated social history of the Renaissance succeeds as a trusted resource, introducing readers to Europe between 13001700, as well as to the problems of cultural renewal.

Published Sep 2016
The Renaissance and Reformation in Northern Europe
The Renaissance and Reformation in Northern Europe
Edited by Kenneth R. Bartlett and Margaret McGlynn
This updated version of Humanism and the Northern Renaissance now includes over 60 documents exploring humanist and Renaissance ideals, the zeal of religion, and the wealth of the new world.
Published Oct 2014
A Short History of the Italian Renaissance
A Short History of the Italian Renaissance
By Kenneth R. Bartlett
Award-winning historian Kenneth R. Bartlett applies his decades of experience teaching the Italian Renaissance to this new and beautifully illustrated overview.
Published Jul 2013
The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance: A Sourcebook, Second Edition
The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance: A Sourcebook, Second Edition
Edited by Kenneth R. Bartlett
The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance brings together a selection of primary source documents designed to introduce students to the richness of the period.
Published Jun 2011
An Italian Renaissance Sextet: Six Tales in Historical Context
An Italian Renaissance Sextet: Six Tales in Historical Context
By Lauro Martines, Translated by Murtha Baca

Revealing the concerns of a searching historical work with a combined anthropological, demographic, and cultural slant, An Italian Renaissance Sextet shines a probing light on Italian Renaissance culture.

Published Aug 2004
Dolce's 'Aretino' and Venetian Art Theory of the Cinquecento
Dolce's 'Aretino' and Venetian Art Theory of the Cinquecento
By Mark W. Roskill

Dolce’s Dialogo della pittura first appeared in Venice in 1557 and consists of a three-part dialogue between two Venetians, Aretino and Fabrini, on the particular merits of works of art and artists, including Michaelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello.

Published Feb 2000
The Italian Renaissance
The Italian Renaissance
By Werner L. Gundersheimer

Offers a broad sampling of humanist work by educators, statesmen, philosophers, churchmen and courtiers translated into English.

Published Nov 1993
Words and Deeds in Renaissance Rome: Trials before the Papal Magistrates
Words and Deeds in Renaissance Rome: Trials before the Papal Magistrates
By Elizabeth S. Cohen and Thomas V. Cohen

Like cinema-verite, Words and Deeds in Renaissance Rome gives us an intimate glimpse of a people and their world.

Published Oct 1993