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Encyclopedia of the Renaissance

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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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Item Specifications...

Studio: Charles Scribner's Sons
Pages   3000
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
Age  13-17
ISBN  0684805146  
ISBN13  9780684805146  

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More About Paul F. Grendler & Renaissance Society of America

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! 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.

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1Books > Subjects > History > Europe > General
2Books > Subjects > History > Europe
3Books > Subjects > History > Historical Study > Reference
4Books > Subjects > History > World > General
5Books > Subjects > History > World > Renaissance
6Books > Subjects > Reference > Encyclopedias > History

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