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The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (German: Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien) is an 1860 work on the Italian Renaissance by Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt. Together with his History of the Renaissance in Italy (Die Geschichte der Renaissance in Italien; 1867) it is counted among the classics of Renaissance historiography. An English translation was produced by . Middlemore in two volumes, London 1878
Personal Name: Burckhardt, Jacob, 1818-1897. Uniform Title: Cultur der Renaissance in Italien. Publication, Distribution, et. Mineola, . Dover Publications, (c)2010. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book The civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, Jacob Burckhardt.
carousel previous carousel next. Meanwhile we are content if a patient hearing is granted us, and if this book be taken and judged as a whole. It was formerly our intention to fill up the gaps in this book by a special work on the ‘Art of the Renaissance’-an intention, however, which we have been able to fulfill only in part
Table of Contents Part One: The State as a Work of Art 1-1 Introduction 1-2 Despots of the Fourteenth Century 1-3 Despots of the Fifteenth Century 1-4 The Smaller Despotisms 1-5 The Greater Dynasties 1-6 The Opponents of the Despots 1-7 The Republics: Venice and Florence 1-8 Foreign Policy 1-9 War as a Work.
Burckhardt, the man who invented the modern history of the Renaissance, was S. "Don't be so gloomy. After all it's not that awful. Burckhardt first describes the state in Italy and carefully describes the rise of the despots, the energy of the republics, and the push and the pull of the papacy. He builds on this, describing the development of the individual, Italy's relationship with its Classical past. Finally, Burckhardt details the science, society and religion of Italy during those impressive years between 1350 and 1550. The civilization that Buckhardt describes in this book is one that slowly leaves the middle ages style of government in fiefdoms and burghs and centralizes it's power under a bureaucratic authority. According to him, this made possible for humanist and creative artistic and moral expressions to flourish and art to become freer and better able to capture the intricacies of human emotions.
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In 1860 Burckhardt wrote his most important work, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. Through the use of long-overlooked primary sources, he analyzed not only the political situation but the personalities of the day, the philosophical trends, and the material culture of Italy during the 15th and 16th centuries.
For Burckhardt (who wrote & in the 1850s), the Italian Renaissance represented the punctuated end of the middle ages and the beginning of the modern world. He placed particular emphasis on the idea that for the first time in history, the Renaissance gave us "individuality": the idea that a person could separate themselves from the crowd by their creative genius (in art, politics, science, et. Because for so long Burckhardt's 'Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy' defined what the Renaissance was, one must spend at least a little time with Burckhardt to understand current concepts of the Renaissance in any depth. Burckhardt is effectively now a primary source.
Table of Contents Part One: The State as a Work of Art 1 1 Introduction 1 2 Despots of the Fourteenth Century 1 3 Despots of the Fifteenth Century 1 4 The Smaller Despotisms 1 5 The Greater Dynasties 1 6 The Opponents of the Despots 1 7 The Republics: Venice and Florence 1 8 Foreign Policy 1 9 War as a Work.