By Jennifer Speake, Thomas Goddard Bergin, Thomas Goddard Bergin
Exploring the interval of transition from medieval to trendy occasions, Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation, Revised version covers all facets of the eu Renaissance and Reformation, from visible arts and structure to philosophy, faith, and politics. In a few 2,100 A-to-Z entries, this accomplished reference offers precise details on 3 centuries that experience outlined the form of recent Western civilization. The scope of this encyclopedia is the 14th, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries, in which time the pivotal occasions of the Renaissance and Reformation happened, irrevocably altering the future's direction. during this version, the editors have considerably extended assurance of faith in addition to normal curiosity subject matters equivalent to the function of ladies, drawing, households, nutrients and cookery, literacy, libraries, and trip. in addition to the addition of considerable new fabric emphasizing the hot findings of cultural historians, the textual content has been up to date and revised all through, considering the latest scholarship. Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation, Revised variation is whole with a brand new creation, chronology, and bibliography, in addition to a complete index, nearly a hundred black-and-white pictures, and an insert of 20 full-color photographs. An authoritative paintings for college students and execs alike, the encyclopedia is an obtainable reference written with the non-specialist in brain.