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Title:
The Renaissance
Author:
Quigley, Mary, 1963-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Presents an overview of the history of European society during the time known as the Renaissance, from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century.
Language:
English
Contents:
People in the renaissance -- Renaissance ideal -- How do we know" -- History in pictures and words -- Government -- Rome, Florence, and Venice -- Protestant reformation -- Churches and religion -- Family life -- Renaissance clothing -- Growing up and going to school -- Rural life and the farming year -- Renaissance City -- Renaissance homes -- Eating and cooking -- Sports and recreation -- Crafts and craftworkers -- New middle class -- Printing -- Literature -- Scientific revolution -- War about science -- Patrons and art -- Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo -- Travel and exploration -- Trade and trade routes -- Weapons and warfare -- What remains -- Timeline -- Glossary -- More books to read -- Index.
Reading Level:
IG 920 Lexile.
ISBN:
9781403403889

9781403406088

9780613609227
Format :
Book