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The Renaissance

1st Edition

By Jocelyn Hunt


138 pages

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pub: 1999-05-13
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The Renaissance presents the panorama of Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, exploring such themes as:

  • the origins and causes of humanism
  • Renaissance monarchies
  • the Reformation
  • geographical exploration
  • science
  • artistic movements.

The book includes narrative introductions to each issue, views of major historians, interpretations, analysis and evaluation of primary sources.

About the Author

Jocelyn Hunt is a former History teacher at Watford Girls Grammar School.

About the Series

Questions and Analysis in History

Questions and Analysis in History contain the key elements essential to the study of history, whilst also offering a guide to best practice in essay writing and history skills. Each chapter of every book is organized around the key questions which historians debate, and hence, examiners look for. In addition, these short texts include a systematic examination of a variety of primary sources through questions and worked answers.
Through presenting analysis of source material as answers to questions, these books offer:
* a model of essay writing which reflects the skills required of students
* guidance with exam revision by focusing on type of questions set
* insight into the approach expected by examiners
* a starting point to launch students into their own investigations
* aid in acquiring sound techniques
* preparation for essays and document based questions
* promotion of discussion in class.
The series is regarded as the set of books that will push the student to an A grade. The books are both stretching and stimulating, and students have founf them invaluable during their revision for the final exams.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General