Humanism and the Renaissance

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-17
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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A volume in the Problems in European Civilization series, this book features a collection of secondary source essays focusing on aspects of the Renaissance and humanist beliefs. The proven PEC format features key scholarship, chapter and essay introductions, and extensive, up-to-date suggestions for further reading. All selections in the text are edited for both content and length.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Editor's Preface to Instructors xi
Editor's Preface to Students xv
Introduction 1(6)
I Originality and Continuity in the Renaissance 7(240)
The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy
Jacob Burckhardt
The Waning of the Middle Ages
Johan Huizinga
The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century
Charles Homer Haskins
Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art
Erwin Panofsky
Guillaume Bude and the First Historical School of Law
Donald R. Kelley
Renaissance Historicism Reconsidered
Zachary S. Schiffman
Suggestions for Further Reading 247(6)
Credits 253

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