The Impact of Humanism on Western Europe During the Renaissance Pdf Book

The Impact of Humanism on Western Europe During the Renaissance

  • Author : A. Goodman,Angus Mackay
  • ISBN : 1317870239
  • Category : History
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 308
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11

An up-to-date synthesis of the spread and impact of humanism in Europe. A team of Renaissance scholars of international reputation including Peter Burke, Sydney Anglo, George Holmes and Geoffrey Elton, offers the student, academic and general reader an up-to-date synthesis of our current understanding of the spread and impact of humanism in Europe. Taken together, these essays throw a new and searching light on the Renaissance as a European phenomenon.

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