This eye-opening tour through the Renaissance reveals that the creation of culture was inextricably tied to the creation of wealth. Jardine shows how the newly affluent lords of trade and mercantilism produced a demand for art, education, and literature, making the entrepreneur, in many ways, the true Renaissance man. 60 illustrations. of color plates.
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
A New History of the Renaissance
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illustrations (some colour)