Originally published between 1927 and 1982, the volumes in this set:
- Outline the social, economic and topographical factors which brought about the Renaissance
- Examine the great Italian Renaissance cities and their families. Two volume focus in particular on the Medici women.
- Discuss the French Renaissance and its literary and artistic heritage.
- Survey the artistic manifestations of European Renaissance with particular reference to early 20th Century London collections in Sculpture, Art, Bronzes, Ceramics and Glass.
- Contrast various currents of thought in the Renaissance with their medieval counterparts or forerunners.
Table of Contents
1. D. R. Haggis The French Renaissance and its heritage: 978-0-367-27212-8
2. E. R. Chamberlin The World of the Italian Renaissance 978-0-367-26190-0
3. Trenchard Cox The Renaissance in Europe, 1400-1600 978-0-367-27221-0
4. Jean Heritier. Translated by Charlotte Haldane Catherine de Medici 978-0-367-27233-3
5. Jean Lucas-Dubreton, translated by A. Lytton Sells Daily life in Florence 978-0-367-27243-2
6. Yvonne Maguire The Women of the Medici 978-0-367-27248-7
7. J. A Mazzeo Renaissance and Revolution The Remaking of European Thought 978-0-367-27252-4
8. George Pottinger The Court of the Medici 978-0-367-27311-8
9. Orville Prescott Princes of the Renaissance 978-0-367-26272-3