Re-Orienting the Renaissance: Cultural Exchanges with the East Gerald M MacLean

ISBN: 9781280563614

Published: December 27th 2006

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187 pages


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Re-Orienting the Renaissance: Cultural Exchanges with the East  by  Gerald M MacLean

Re-Orienting the Renaissance: Cultural Exchanges with the East by Gerald M MacLean
December 27th 2006 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 187 pages | ISBN: 9781280563614 | 5.37 Mb

This book explores how the Renaissance entailed a global exchange of goods, skills and ideas between East and West. In chapters ranging from Ottoman history to Venetian publishing, from portraits of St George to Arab philosophy, from cannibalism toMoreThis book explores how the Renaissance entailed a global exchange of goods, skills and ideas between East and West.

In chapters ranging from Ottoman history to Venetian publishing, from portraits of St George to Arab philosophy, from cannibalism to diplomacy, the authors interrogate what all too often may seem to be settled certainties, such as the difference between East and West, the invariable conflict between Islam and Christianity, and the rebirth of European civilization from roots in classical Greece and Imperial Rome.



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