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Short History of Renaissance and Reformation Europe Dances over Fire and Water

ISBN-10: 0133204332

ISBN-13: 9780133204339

Edition: 1996

Authors: Jonathan W. Zophy

List price: $32.00
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This concise survey is designed to make the exciting history of Europe in the age of the Renaissance and Reformation come alive to readers. It is the first textbook on Europe between 1300 and 1700 to focus on gender as a significant issue for historical analysis. Author Jonathan W. Zophy introduces major events and personalities of the period as well as its cultural, economic, religious, political, and social developments. Taking a biographical approach, the book discusses ideas and artistic creations in their human and societal contexts. Reflects the latest in cross-disciplinary scholarship Written in a lively, student-friendly style Handsomely illustrated with masterpieces of art and useful maps Each chapter concludes with a chronology and up-to-date reading lists NEW Revised bibliographies NEW Additional material on Savonarola and Philip Melanchthon
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 317
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Introduction: The Best and Worst of Times
The Peoples of Europe
An Age of Disasters
Italy: Home of the Renaissance
The Culture of Renaissance Humanism in Italy
Painting in Renaissance Italy
Renaissance Sculpture, Architecture, and Music
The Northern Monarchies and Their Expansion
The Renaissance in the North
Martin Luther's Revolt
The Spread of Lutheranism
Zwingli, Swiss Reform, and Anabaptism
John Calvin and Calvinism
The Reformation in England to 1558
A Tale of Two Queens: Elizabeth I of England and Mary of Scotland
The Catholic Reformation
An Age of Religious Warfare, 1546-1660
The Legacy