History: Intellectual History

  • The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History book cover

    The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History

    1st Edition

    By Nancy S. Struever

    In the articles collected here Nancy Struever explores the basic assumption that rhetoric is not simply a bag of persuasive tricks, but functions, necessarily, as a mode of inquiry investigating not simply the mechanics of production and reception of discourse, but the psychological factors of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Humanism and Renaissance Civilization book cover

    Humanism and Renaissance Civilization

    1st Edition

    By Charles G. Nauert

    The essays collected in this volume represent many years of Professor Nauert's research and teaching on the history of Renaissance humanism, and more particularly on humanism north of the Alps. Much of the early work involved the significant but often-overlooked history of humanism at the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Concord and Reform: Nicholas of Cusa and Legal and Political Thought in the Fifteenth Century book cover

    Concord and Reform

    Nicholas of Cusa and Legal and Political Thought in the Fifteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Morimichi Watanabe, Thomas M. Izbicki

    Nicholas of Cusa is known as one of the most original philosophers of the 15th century, but by training he was a canon lawyer who received his degree from the University of Padua in 1423. The essays in this book analyse his legal and political ideas against the background of medieval religious,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Greek Scholars between East and West in the Fifteenth Century book cover

    Greek Scholars between East and West in the Fifteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By John Monfasani

    Although the immense importance for the Renaissance of Greek émigrés to fifteenth-century Italy has long been recognized, much basic research on the phenomenon remains to be done. This new volume by John Monfasani gathers together fourteen studies filling in some of the gaps in our knowledge. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Intellectual History book cover

    Intellectual History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Whatmore

    Recent decades have seen a remarkable growth of interest in intellectual history. Intellectual history has become a popular branch of historical studies at the same time as it has a growing audience among students reading politics, philosophy, international relations, English, and other academic…

    Hardback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • The Mizuta Library:A Catalogue of Prof. Hiroshi Mizuta’s Rare Books Collection (ES) book cover

    The Mizuta Library:A Catalogue of Prof. Hiroshi Mizuta’s Rare Books Collection (ES)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eriko Nakai

    - This is the library catalogue of the rare-books collection of Hiroshi Mizuta, a leading international scholar of the history of European social thought and the author of Adam Smith’s Library (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000) and many other publications both in English and Japanese. His collection…

    Hardback – 2015-03-15
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  • Pietro Aretino: Subverting the System in Renaissance Italy book cover

    Pietro Aretino: Subverting the System in Renaissance Italy

    1st Edition

    By Raymond B. Waddington

    The essays gathered together in this volume follow the career of the sixteenth-century courtier-poet Pietro Aretino. Part One introduces the author during the 1520s in Rome with his remarkable first comedy, La Cortigiana. With Aretino’s move to Venice (1527), he found a congenial life-long home in…

    Hardback – 2014-01-08
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on Alberti and Petrarch book cover

    Studies on Alberti and Petrarch

    1st Edition

    By David Marsh

    Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472) was the most versatile humanist of the fifteenth century: author of numerous compositions in both Latin and Italian, and a groundbreaking theorist of painting, sculpture, and architecture. His Latin writings owe much to the model of Petrarch (1304-1374), the famed…

    Hardback – 2012-09-13
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe: Theories and Approaches book cover

    Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe

    Theories and Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Paola Zambelli

    Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe brings together ten of Paola Zambelli's papers on the subject, four of which are published in English for the first time. The papers in Part I of this volume deal with theories: the ideas of astrology and magic…

    Hardback – 2012-08-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Peiresc's Orient: Antiquarianism as Cultural History in the Seventeenth Century book cover

    Peiresc's Orient

    Antiquarianism as Cultural History in the Seventeenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Peter N. Miller

    The ten essays published in this volume were written over the space of a decade, but they were conceived from the start as a coherent whole, presenting Peiresc's study of discrete languages and literatures of the Near East and North Africa. For Peiresc the student of the Classical past, this…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Religion, Magic, and the Origins of Science in Early Modern England book cover

    Religion, Magic, and the Origins of Science in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By John Henry

    In these articles John Henry argues on the one hand for the intimate relationship between religion and early modern attempts to develop new understandings of nature, and on the other hand for the role of occult concepts in early modern natural philosophy. Focussing on the scene in England, the…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Identity of the History of Science and Medicine book cover

    The Identity of the History of Science and Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Cunningham

    In these essays, Andrew Cunningham is concerned with issues of identity - what was the identity of topics, disciplines, arguments, diseases in the past, and whether they are identical with (more usually, how they are not identical with) topics, disciplines, arguments or diseases in the present.…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

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