Renaissance People: Lives That Shaped the Modern Age (BOK)

Robert C. Davis, Beth Lindsmith

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Like every era, the Renaissance brims with stories. In this book, Robert Davis and Beth Lindsmith highlight dozens of notable lives from between 1400 and 1600. They bring to life wily politicians, eccentric scientists, fiery rebels and stolid reactionaries, as well as a pornographer, an acrobat, an actress, a poetic prostitute, a star comedian and a least one very fretful mother. Some names are famous Leonardo, Luther, Medici and Machiavelli all feature but many others will be new to general readers. Their stories 94 in all remind us that history is more than dates and abstract concepts: it also arises from the lives of countless individual men and women.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Beth Lindsmith, Robert C. Davis
Forlag
THAMES & HUDSON
ISBN 9780500251775
Antall sider 336 Dimensjoner 19,8cm x 25,5cm x 4,5cm
Vekt 1290 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700, General & world history