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Renaissance in Historical Thought

Wallace Klippert Ferguson

Renaissance in Historical Thought

Five Centuries of Interpretation

by Wallace Klippert Ferguson

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


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Number of Pages429
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Open LibraryOL7474250M
ISBN 100404148875
ISBN 109780404148874

Renaissance Quarterly is the leading American journal of Renaissance studies, encouraging connections between different scholarly approaches to bring together material spanning the period from to The official journal of the Renaissance Society of America, RQ presents about twenty articles and over five hundred reviews per year, engaging the following disciplines: Americas, Art and. Empires of Islam: Renaissance Historical Thought. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. x, p. w/ maps, appendices, endnotes, index.

Cambridge Core - History of Philosophy - The Cambridge History of Renaissance Philosophy - edited by C. B. Schmitt. It’s lovely to be able to talk about these books and to make the statement as clearly as I can that Italian Renaissance books have a message for us today. The message that I try to bring up in my book is that if you’re going to look at the past, you have to understand the people who were living there and to see the world through their eyes.

Book review ofMargaret Meserve, Empires of Islam in Renaissance Historical Thought. Citation Information. Empires of Islam in Renaissance Historical Thought. Harvard University Press. Pages: – ISBN (Online):


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Originally published inWallace K. Ferguson's The Renaissance in Historical Thought is a key piece of scholarship on Renaissance historiography.

Ferguson examines how the Renaissance has been viewed from successive historical and national viewpoints, and by canonical thinkers over the centuries, including François-Marie Arouet de Cited by: Extremely well-written and detailed book on the different ways the Renaissance has been conceptualized over the centuries.

Contrary to what another reviewer suggests, Ferguson does NOT endorse in any way Chamberlain's racial theories/5. The Renaissance in Historical Thought Hardcover – January 1, by Wallace K. Ferguson (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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1 - 20 of results Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to. The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages.

Generally described as. “Jacob Burckhardt’s book, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, really starts the whole tradition” Baxandall’s work has been incredibly influential and most people who study 15th century Italian Renaissance art still have to—and should—engage with his.

Confined at first to a rebirth of art or of classical culture, the notion of the Renaissance was broadened as scholars of each successive generation added to what they regarded as the essence of modern, as opposed to medieval, ally published inWallace K.

Ferguson's The Renaissance in Historical Thought is a key piece. The Renaissance was a cultural and scholarly movement which stressed the rediscovery and application of texts and thought from classical antiquity, occurring in Europe c.

– c. The Renaissance can also refer to the period of European historyspanning roughly the same dates. Historiography is the study of the methods of historians in developing history as an academic discipline, and by extension is any body of historical work on a particular subject.

The historiography of a specific topic covers how historians have studied that topic using particular sources, techniques, and. Summary: "Renaissance humanists believed that the origins of peoples could reveal crucial facts about their modern political character. Margaret Meserve explores what happened when European historians turned to study the political history of a faith other than their own.".

The Renaissance in European history left behind the Gothic era; it was a new way for writers, artists, and architects to look at the world after the Middle Ages. In Britain, it was the time of William Shakespeare, a writer who seemed to be interested in everything; art, love, history, and tragedy.

In Italy, the Renaissance flourished with. With increase of purchase in books, book trade and industries started to bloom, such as the paper making companies.

With more people able to afford and acquire books, literacy rate increased gradually. Before The Renaissance, about % of the population could read or write, as The Renaissance progressed, the literacy rate went up to about %. If we are to know and rebuild a conservative civil social order in this country, then we need to “rake from the ashes” of recent American history the books that influenced a generation of conservative scholars and public figures, books whose message resonated with much of the American populace and resulted in astonishing political triumphs (essay by Jeffrey O.

Nelson). As an overview of Italian Renaissance history in the continental and international context from toFletcher’s book is largely successful.

The 26 chapters are generally thematic, most. Renaissance humanists such as Poggio Bracciolini sought out in Europe's monastic libraries the Latin literary, historical, and oratorical texts of Antiquity, while the Fall of Constantinople () generated a wave of émigré Greek scholars bringing precious manuscripts in ancient Greek, many of which had fallen into obscurity in the West.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ferguson, Wallace K. (Wallace Klippert), Renaissance in historical thought. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co. Drawing on political oratory, diplomatic correspondence, crusade propaganda, and historical treatises, Meserve shows how research into the origins of Islamic empires sprang from—and contributed to—contemporary debates over the threat of Islamic expansion in the Mediterranean.

This groundbreaking book offers new insights into Renaissance humanist scholarship and long-standing. History of Europe - History of Europe - Renaissance thought: While the humanists were not primarily philosophers and belonged to no single school of formal thought, they had a great deal of influence upon philosophy.

They searched out and copied the works of ancient authors, developed critical tools for establishing accurate texts from variant manuscripts, made translations from Latin and.English literature - English literature - The Renaissance period: – In a tradition of literature remarkable for its exacting and brilliant achievements, the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods have been said to represent the most brilliant century of all.

(The reign of Elizabeth I began in and ended with her death in ; she was succeeded by the Stuart king James VI of.

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