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Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli, Cesare Borgia, Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, Juan de Herrera-figures great and small, famous and little known-all contributed to the outpouring of genius known as the Renaissance. This extensively illustrated 6-vol. set treats the full period of the Renaissance, from 1350 to 1650, encompassing Italy and the rest of Europe in the context of the broader world. Written for students and non-specialists, the "Encyclopedia "contains topical entries and biographies ranging from 250 to 7,500 words -- 1,200 alphabetically arranged articles altogether -- on culture, literature, philosophy, religion, economics, politics, science, and the arts, revealing how people both great and humble thought, what they believed, and how they lived.
Awards and Recognitions Encyclopedia of the Renaissance by Paul F. Grendler & Renaissance Society of America has received the following awards and recognitions -
Dartmouth Medal - 2000 Winner - Reference Works category
Citations And Professional Reviews Encyclopedia of the Renaissance by Paul F. Grendler & Renaissance Society of America has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 12/31/2008 page 1117
Booklist Ed Choice Reference - 01/01/2000 page 825
Booklist - 01/01/2000 page 950
Library Journal - 04/15/2000 page 68
Booklist - 05/15/2000 page 1780
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/1999 page 157
School Library Journal - 08/01/2000 page 131
American Reference Bks Annual - 01/01/2001 page 203
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/2004 page 877
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Studio: Charles Scribner's Sons
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.75" Width: 8.5" Height: 10.75" Weight: 21.4 lbs.
Binding Boxed Sets
Release Date Dec 17, 1999
Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons
ISBN 0684805146 ISBN13 9780684805146
Availability 0 units.
More About Paul F. Grendler & Renaissance Society of America
Paul F. Grendler is a distinguished scholar of the Italian Renaissance. The author of numerous books and editor in chief of Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, he has been president of three scholarly organizations including The Renaissance Society of America. He is currently a Fellow of the American Philosophical Society. Grendler taught at the University of Toronto for thirty-four years.