Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance: Italy, France, and England

56d00fd057bcf.jpg Author Anne R. Larsen, Carole Levin, and Diana Robin
Isbn 9781851097722
File size 7 Mb
Year 2007
Pages 459
Language English
File format PDF
Category Encyclopedia and Dictionary

Book Description:

"This book will give its users much needed perspective and new information about a topic that has been often largely ignored by historians, and it is a good starting point for any researcher who needs material on women and the Renaissance."

This work is a revealing combination of biographies and topical essays that describe the outstanding and often-overlooked contributions of women to the science, politics, and culture of the Renaissance.
• Over 135 biographical entries covering the extraordinary women who made significant contributions to the art, science, culture, religion, and philosophy of the Renaissance

• Over 100 expert contributors, drawn from a range of scholarly disciplines

• An extensive bibliography pointing readers to the best sources for further reading in print and on the Web

• An extensive index that makes it easy to follow thematic threads across the portrayals of different women



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