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Title The Renaissance / Stephen P. Thompson, book editor.

Publication Info. San Diego : Greenhaven Press, [2000]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.21 REN    DUE 12-27-21
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Description 272 pages : map ; 23 cm
Series Turning points in world history.
Note Collection of previously published essays, articles, etc.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-264) and index.
Contents The origins of the Renaissance -- Political and social contexts of the Renaissance -- Influential women of the Renaissance -- Everyday life in Renaissance Europe -- The darker side of Renaissance society -- Witchcraft in Renaissance Europe -- Renaissance discoveries and transformations -- The European conquest of the Americas -- The Reformation and Counter-Reformation -- Achievements and developments of the later Renaissance -- The printing press and the spread of humanist ideas -- The scientific revolution -- The significance of the Renaissance -- The Renaissance in the context of history.
Subject Middle Ages -- 15th century.
Europe -- Renaissance period, 1453-1517.
Added Author Thompson, Stephen P., 1953-
ISBN 0737702192
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