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Renaissance Florence has often been described as the birthplace of modern individualism, as reflected in the individual genius of its great artists, scholars, and statesmen. The sixteen essays in this volume expand the work of Gene Brucker, the historian in recent decades who has been most responsible for the discovery and exploration of these pre-modern qualities of the Florentine Renaissance.
In this book, a scholar of modern culture shows that the Enlightenment was a more complex phenomenon than most of its detractors and advocates assume. Despite contemporary reactions against it, the Enlightenment continues to shape our own time and still distinguishes Western culture from any other.
The Reformation transformed Europe, and left an indelible mark on the modern world. It began as an argument about what Christians needed to do to be saved, but rapidly engulfed society in a series of fundamental changes. It explains doctrinal debates in a clear and non-technical way, but is equally concerned to demonstrate the effects the Reformation had on politics, society, art, and minorities.
This is an overview of European-American relations during the long twentieth century. Ranging from economics, culture and consumption to war, politics and diplomacy, the author charts the rise of American influence in Eastern and Western Europe, its mid-twentieth century triumph and its gradual erosion since the 1970s.
Provides information on the theology & spirituality, both Protestant & Catholic, of the 15th to 17th centuries. Includes history, literature, bibliography, theatre, music, art & philology related to theological & spiritual developments of period.