The Italian Renaissance
ISBN10: 0618127380 ISBN13: 9780618127382 Contributors: Bishop, Morris Publisher: Mariner Books Published: Jun 19 2001 Pages: 318 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Spanning an age that witnessed great achievements in the arts and sciences, this definitive overview of the Italian Renaissance will both captivate ordinary readers and challenge specialists. Dr. Plumb's impressive and provocative narrative is accompanied by contributions from leading historians, including Morris Bishop, J. Bronowski, Maria Bellonci, and many more, who have further illuminated the lives of some of the era's most unforgettable personalities, from Petrarch to Pope Pius II, Michelangelo to Isabella d'Este, Machiavelli to Leonardo. A highly readable and engaging volume, THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE is a perfect introduction to the movement that shaped the Western world.