Book description:Genre: History
1st ed. of "The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy".
ISBN 13: 9780375759260
Number of pages: 269
Published in 1860, Burckhardt�s great work redefined our sense of the European past, wholly reinterpreting what has since been known simply as the Italian Renaissance.
With unsurpassed erudition, Burckhardt illuminates a world of artistic and cultural ferment, innovation, and discovery; of revived humanism; of fierce tensions between church and empire; and of the birth of