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Students of the Italian Renaissance who wish to go beyond the standard names and subjects will find in this text abundant information on the lives, customs, beliefs, and practices of those who lived during this exciting time period. * Synthesizes the latest research and publication in the Italian Renaissance era by the top scholars in their respective historical fields * Covers a range of types of people and issues rarely covered in other books on the Italian Renaissance and supplies detailed coverage that adds a social dimension to traditional topics such as art, religion, and war * Authored by a prolific and highly regarded author of history texts, Joseph P. Byrne, PhD, who is expert in the Italian Renaissance * Appropriate for advanced high school and undergraduate college students as well as general readers interested in the Renaissance period in Italy
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