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Product Description: The Renaissance and the Postmodern reconsiders postmodern readings of Renaissance texts by engaging in a dialectics the authors call comparative critical values. Rather than concede the contemporary hierarchy of theory over literature, the book takes the novel approach of consulting major Renaissance writers about the values at work in postmodern representations of early modern culture...read more

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9781138659094 | Routledge, May 24, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The Renaissance and the Postmodern reconsiders postmodern readings of Renaissance texts by engaging in a dialectics the authors call comparative critical values.

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Product Description: Connecting Renaissance humanism to the variety of "critical posthumanisms" in twenty-first-century literary and cultural theory, Renaissance Posthumanism reconsiders traditional languages of humanism and the human, not by nostalgically enshrining or triumphantly superseding humanisms past but rather by revisiting and interrogating them...read more
By Scott Maisano (editor)

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9780823269556 | Fordham Univ Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: "Connecting Renaissance humanism to the variety of ""critical posthumanisms"" in twenty-first-century literary and cultural theory, Renaissance Posthumanism reconsiders traditional languages of humanism and the human, not by nostalgically enshrining or triumphantly superseding humanisms past but rather by revisiting and interrogating them.

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9780823269563 | Fordham Univ Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Connecting Renaissance humanism to the variety of "critical posthumanisms" in twenty-first-century literary and cultural theory, Renaissance Posthumanism reconsiders traditional languages of humanism and the human, not by nostalgically enshrining or triumphantly superseding humanisms past but rather by revisiting and interrogating them.

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Product Description: Between the medieval conception of Christendom and the political visions of modernity, ideas of Europe underwent a transformative and catalytic period that saw a cultural process of renewed self-definition or self-Europeanization...read more
By Gerd Bayer (editor)

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9781138931596 | Routledge, February 24, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Between the medieval conception of Christendom and the political visions of modernity, ideas of Europe underwent a transformative and catalytic period that saw a cultural process of renewed self-definition or self-Europeanization.

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Product Description: This classic work marks the culmination of a definite stage in the socio-economic historiography from the late Middle Ages to the rise of the haute bourgeoisie in the early Renaissance. Here Alfred von Martin attempts to discover and define the spirit or essence of the Renaissance, and with it the spirit of early capitalism as it arose in Florence...read more
By Gertrud Lenzer (introduced by) and Alfred Von Martin

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9781412856867 | Transaction Pub, November 4, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This classic work marks the culmination of a definite stage in the socio-economic historiography from the late Middle Ages to the rise of the haute bourgeoisie in the early Renaissance.

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Product Description: "Balanced, funny, provocative—and most of all, important for anyone wanting to un­derstand girlhood in America."—E. Lockhart, New York Times bestselling author of We Were Liars Barbie just might be the most famous doll in the world...read more

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9780147516060 | Reprint edition (Speak, July 7, 2015), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: "Balanced, funny, provocative—and most of all, important for anyone wanting to un­derstand girlhood in America.
9780391034846, titled "The Renaissance" | Zed Books, March 1, 1987, cover price $10.95 | also contains The Renaissance | About this edition: In this study Peter Burke distances himself from the traditional interpretation of the Renaissance as essentially Italian, self-consciously modern and easily separable from the Middle Ages.

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Product Description: Throughout the Renaissance, composers often expressed themselves in a language of riddles and puzzles, which they embedded within the music and lyrics of their compositions. This is the first book on the theory, practice and cultural context of musical riddles during the period...read more

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9781107082298 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Throughout the Renaissance, composers often expressed themselves in a language of riddles and puzzles, which they embedded within the music and lyrics of their compositions.

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Product Description: Plague and Pleasure is a lively popular history that introduces a new hypothesis about the impetus behind the cultural change in Renaissance Italy. The Renaissance coincided with a period of chronic, constantly recurring plague, unremitting warfare and pervasive insecurity...read more
By Micheal Lewis (foreword by)

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9780813226811 | Catholic Univ of Amer Pr, December 16, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Plague and Pleasure is a lively popular history that introduces a new hypothesis about the impetus behind the cultural change in Renaissance Italy.

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Product Description: "Dynamics of Neo-Latin and the Vernacular" offers a collection of studies that deal with the cultural exchange between Neo-Latin and the vernacular, and with the very cultural mobility that allowed for the successful development of Renaissance bilingual culture...read more
By Tom Deneire (editor)

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9789004269071 | Bilingual edition (Brill Academic Pub, September 22, 2014), cover price $149.00 | About this edition: "Dynamics of Neo-Latin and the Vernacular" offers a collection of studies that deal with the cultural exchange between Neo-Latin and the vernacular, and with the very cultural mobility that allowed for the successful development of Renaissance bilingual culture.

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Product Description: In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience its like until the twentieth century: the new humanism of the Renaissance and the radical religious alterations of the Reformation...read more

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9780385495585 | Anchor Books, August 12, 2014, cover price $16.95 | also contains Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World, Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World | About this edition: In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience its like until the twentieth century: the new humanism of the Renaissance and the radical religious alterations of the Reformation.

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By Brendan Dooley (editor)

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9789004183520 | Brill Academic Pub, January 2, 2014, cover price $216.00

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Product Description: This beautifully illustrated new color edition of the classic New York Times bestseller brings readers more intimately into the medieval world than ever before. From tales of chivalry and valor to the barbarity of the Inquisition and the devastation of the plague, no era has been a greater source of fascination and horror than the Middle Ages...read more

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9781454908944, titled "A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance-Portrait of an Age" | Ill edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 28, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This beautifully illustrated new color edition of the classic New York Times bestseller brings readers more intimately into the medieval world than ever before.

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9780316545563 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, June 1, 1993), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the historical transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, profiling the age's leading figures and noting key events and accomplishments
9789990057966 | Little Brown & Co, June 1, 1993, cover price $0.02

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9780786148585, titled "A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance; Portrait of an Age" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 2007), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the historical transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and focuses on riveting figures of the era--such as Leonardo da Vinci, Lucrezia Borgia, Henry VIII, and others--and notes key events and accomplishments.
9780786169245 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 2007), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: [Read by Barrett Whitener] The preeminent popular history of civilization's rebirth after the Dark Ages From tales of chivalrous knights to the barbarity of trial by ordeal, no era has been a greater source of awe, horror, and wonder than the Middle Ages.

Prebinding:

9781417707690 | Turtleback Books, June 1, 1993, cover price $28.15 | About this edition: [Read by Barrett Whitener] The preeminent popular history of civilization's rebirth after the Dark Ages From tales of chivalrous knights to the barbarity of trial by ordeal, no era has been a greater source of awe, horror, and wonder than the Middle Ages.

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Product Description: A lively and fascinating narrative history about the birth of the modern world. Beginning in the heady days just after the First Crusade, this volume―the third in the series that began with The History of the Ancient World and The History of the Medieval World―chronicles the contradictions of a world in transition...read more

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9780393059762 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 23, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A lively and fascinating narrative history about the birth of the modern world.

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Product Description: This book argues that the Renaissance, an era long associated with the historical development of individualism, in fact witnessed the emergence of radically new concepts of group identity. From the end of the fifteenth century, rapidly accelerating globalization intensified cross-cultural encounters, destabilized older categories of large- and small-group identity, and contributed to the rise of new hybrid group concepts...read more

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9781107003606 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 22, 2011, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: This book argues that the Renaissance, an era long associated with the historical development of individualism, in fact witnessed the emergence of radically new concepts of group identity.

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9781107649323 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 25, 2013, cover price $36.99 | About this edition: This book argues that the Renaissance, an era long associated with the historical development of individualism, in fact witnessed the emergence of radically new concepts of group identity.

How much did the Renaissance change medical history and public health? Did landmark developments benefit the everyday lives of ordinary people? This book looks at the new 'scientific' ways of learning and experimentation of the period, to show what health and disease were like in the Old and New Worlds.

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9781406238785 | Gardners Books, July 18, 2013, cover price $14.95
9781410946683 | Raintree Pub, August 1, 2012, cover price $9.49 | About this edition: How much did the Renaissance change medical history and public health?
9781410946508 | Raintree Pub, August 1, 2012, cover price $9.49 | About this edition: How much did the Renaissance change medical history and public health?

Library:

9781410946621 | Raintree Freestyle Express, August 1, 2012, cover price $33.99 | About this edition: How much did the Renaissance change medical history and public health?
9781410946447 | Raintree Pub, August 1, 2012, cover price $33.99 | About this edition: How much did the Renaissance change medical history and public health?

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Product Description: Features. The Renaissance was a time of cultural rebirth. Readers will learn all about Renaissance life and Renaissance education in this engaging title that explores how artists created masterpieces and explored subjects like music architecture and Renaissance religion and new artistic movements like naturalism...read more

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9781480721791 | Shell Education, June 15, 2013, cover price $23.96 | About this edition: Features.

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9781433350078 | Teacher Created Materials, July 30, 2012, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: The Renaissance was a time of cultural rebirth.

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Product Description: Byzantine Art and Renaissance Europe discusses the cultural and artistic interaction between the Byzantine east and western Europe, from the sack of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204 to the flourishing of post-Byzantine artistic workshops on Venetian Crete during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and the formation of icon collections in Renaissance Italy...read more
By Rembrandt Duits (editor)

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9781409420385 | Ashgate Pub Co, March 28, 2013, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Byzantine Art and Renaissance Europe discusses the cultural and artistic interaction between the Byzantine east and western Europe, from the sack of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204 to the flourishing of post-Byzantine artistic workshops on Venetian Crete during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and the formation of icon collections in Renaissance Italy.

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Product Description: Andrei Pippidi follows ideas of the Ottoman Empire in Eastern Europe from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries and ties the roots of these images to patterns in Western intellectualism. A pathbreaking book, his volume reconsiders the writing of Erasmus, Luther, and Machiavelli -- individuals we consider intellectuals, yet who largely did not travel or have direct contact with the Ottoman Empire...read more

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9780231703789 | Columbia Univ Pr, February 28, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Andrei Pippidi follows ideas of the Ottoman Empire in Eastern Europe from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries and ties the roots of these images to patterns in Western intellectualism.
9780199327836 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Key protagonists in these debates included Erasmus, Luther and Machiavelli.

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Product Description: Early Modern Europe was teeming with impostors. Identity theft was only one form of misrepresentation: royal pretenders, envoys from imaginary lands, religious dissimulators, cross-dressers, false Gypsies - all these caused deep anxiety, leading authorities to invent increasingly sophisticated means for unmasking deception...read more

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9780230547063 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 27, 2012, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Early Modern Europe was teeming with impostors.

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Product Description: This book offers a series of explorations of the cultural interactions (social, political, economic, religious and artistic) that were instrumental in articulating how the empires of Byzantium and the West each defined themselves amid and against one another.
By Marina S. Brownlee (editor) and Dimitri H. Gondicas (editor)

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9789004235915 | Brill Academic Pub, November 1, 2012, cover price $171.00 | About this edition: This book offers a series of explorations of the cultural interactions (social, political, economic, religious and artistic) that were instrumental in articulating how the empires of Byzantium and the West each defined themselves amid and against one another.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction  Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made possible the world as we know it...read more

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9780393064476 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 26, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made possible the world as we know it.

Paperback:

9780393343403 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 4, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction  Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made possible the world as we know it.

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Product Description: The Renaissance produced a remarkable transformation of European society and culture. In education and in government, in wealth and in the visual arts, the Renaissance produced major changes in almost every area of European lifechanges which even today continue to affect the way people live, work, and think...read more

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9781601521897 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2012, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The Renaissance produced a remarkable transformation of European society and culture.

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By Sarah M. Anderson (editor), Mary Dieterich (editor) and Hotle

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9781580376327 | Mark Twain Media Inc Pub, January 3, 2012, cover price $13.99

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