Post-classical history

Further reading


Hans Baron, The Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance (Princeton, 1955)

Warren Boutcher, ‘The Making of the Humane Philosopher: Paul Oscar Kristeller and Twentieth-Century Intellectual History’, in John Monfasani (ed.), Kristeller Reconsidered (New York, 2005), pp. 37–67

Jacob Burckhardt, The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy, tr. S. G. C. Middlemore (London, 1990)

W. K. Ferguson, The Renaissance in Historical Thought: Five Centuries of Interpretation (New York, 1970)

Mary S. Hervey, Holbein’s Ambassadors, the Picture and the Men: An Historical Study (London, 1900)

Paul Oscar Kristeller, The Philosophy of Marsilio Ficino (New York, 1943)

Walter Mignolo, The Darker Side of the Renaissance (Ann Arbor, 1995)

Erwin Panofsky, Studies in Iconology: Humanist Themes in the Art of the Renaissance (Oxford, 1939)

Chapter 1

Ezio Bassani and William Fagg, Africa and the Renaissance (New York, 1988)

Jerry Brotton and Lisa Jardine, Global Interests: Renaissance Art between East and West (London, 2000)

Charles Burnett and Anna Contadini (eds.), Islam and the Italian Renaissance (London, 1999)

Deborah Howard, Venice and the East (New Haven, 2000)

Halil Inalcik, The Ottoman Empire: The Classical Age 1300–1600, tr. Colin Imber and Norman Itzkowitz (New York, 1973)

Gülru Necipoglu, ‘Süleyman the Magnificent and the Representation of Power in the Context of Ottoman–Hapsburg–Papal rivalry’, Art Bulletin, 71 (1989), 401–27

Julian Raby, Venice, Dürer and the Oriental Mode (London, 1982)

Chapter 2

Elizabeth Eisenstein, The Printing Press as an Agent of Change, 2 vols. (Cambridge, 1979)

Lucian Febvre, The Coming of the Book, tr. David Gerard (London, 1976)

Anthony Grafton and Lisa Jardine, From Humanism to the Humanities: Education and the Liberal Arts in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Europe (London, 1986)

William Ivins, Prints and Visual Communications (Cambridge, Mass., 1953)

Lisa Jardine, Erasmus, Man of Letters (Princeton, 1993)

Jill Kraye (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism (Cambridge, 1996)

Chapter 3

John Bossy, Christianity in the West, 1400–1700(Oxford, 1985)

Thomas Brady et al. (eds.), Handbook of European History, 1400–1600, vol. 1 (Leiden, 1994)

Euan Cameron, The European Reformation (Oxford, 1991)

David M. Luebke (ed.), The Counter-Reformation (Oxford, 1999)

Steven Ozment, The Age of Reform, 1250–1550 (New Haven, 1980)

Eugene Rice, The Foundations of Early Modern Europe, rev. edn. (New York, 1993)

Chapter 4

Jerry Brotton, Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World (London, 1997)

Mary Baines Campbell, Wonder and Science (New York, 1999)

Tony Grafton, New Worlds, Ancient Texts (New York, 1995)

Jay Levenson (ed.), Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration (Washington, 1992) J. H. Parry, The Age of Reconnaissance (London, 1963)

Joan-Pau Rubies, Travel and Ethnology in the Renaissance (London, 2000)

Chapter 5

Marie Boas, The Scientific Renaissance 1450–1630 (London, 1962)

Brian Copenhaver and Charles B. Schmitt, Renaissance Philosophy (Oxford, 1992)

Nancy Siraisi, Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine (Chicago, 1990)

Quentin Skinner, The Foundations of Modern Political Thought (Cambridge, 1978)

Pamela H. Smith, The Body of the Artisan (Chicago, 2004)

Chapter 6

Terence Cave, The Cornucopian Text (Oxford, 1979)

Walter Cohen, Drama of a Nation (New York, 1985)

Margaret Ferguson et al. (eds.), Rewriting the Renaissance (Chicago, 1986)

Stephen Greenblatt, Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (Chicago, 1980)

Ann Rosalind Jones, The Currency of Eros: Women’s Love Lyric in Europe, 1540–1620 (Bloomington, 1990)

David Quint, Epic and Empire (Princeton, 1993)

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