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This concise survey is designed to make the exciting history of Europe in the age of the Renaissance and Reformation come alive to readers. It is the first textbook on Europe between 1300 and 1700 to focus on gender as a significant issue for historical analysis. Author Jonathan W. Zophy introduces major events and personalities of the period as well as its cultural, economic, religious, political, and social developments. Taking a biographical approach, the book discusses ideas and artistic creations in their human and societal contexts. Reflects the latest in cross-disciplinary scholarship Written in a lively, student-friendly style Handsomely illustrated with masterpieces of art and useful maps Each chapter concludes with a chronology and up-to-date reading lists NEW Revised bibliographies NEW Additional material on Savonarola and Philip Melanchthon
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Best and Worst of Times|
|The Peoples of Europe|
|An Age of Disasters|
|Italy: Home of the Renaissance|
|The Culture of Renaissance Humanism in Italy|
|Painting in Renaissance Italy|
|Renaissance Sculpture, Architecture, and Music|
|The Northern Monarchies and Their Expansion|
|The Renaissance in the North|
|Martin Luther's Revolt|
|The Spread of Lutheranism|
|Zwingli, Swiss Reform, and Anabaptism|
|John Calvin and Calvinism|
|The Reformation in England to 1558|
|A Tale of Two Queens: Elizabeth I of England and Mary of Scotland|
|The Catholic Reformation|
|An Age of Religious Warfare, 1546-1660|
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