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I can see why Hermann Hesse got so much out of reading him.
I think BiblioBazaar must has scanned the text of an old edition of the book whose copyright had expired, but then never bothered to proofread the finished product.
Individual pages had literally dozens of typos and an entire half a chapter was printed twice.
This work is historically noteworthy because it redefined how history is told. The time period covered is fascinating and lends itself to the novel approach. Read morePublished 5 months ago by C. Thomas Work
Great book if you are doing research. Endless flow of names makes it difficult to keep track of the story line.Published 9 months ago by nelson crews
Although it's a book that has been surpassed, and i'm thinking here on Joan Kelly "Did women have a Renassaince?", it is still a classic book for cultural studies.Published 13 months ago by Rafael Acevedo
In this classic work, Burckhardt elegantly reproduces the political, religious, social, intellectual, and artistic practices of Renaissance Italy. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Samuel J. Sharp
Worse than out of date, this guy was unqualified as a historian even by 19th cetury standards.
This work has been a joke at University level studies for several generations,... Read more
This book was very informative about the Italian Renaissance. I would have given it 5 stars except that the writing is quite dated.Published 17 months ago by G. Chambers
I never write reviews. But when an "editor" leaves footnote numbers in the text while cutting out the footnotes, you know there is a major problem... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Robyn
If your interested in the rennissance you need to read this. Well paced account of the history of the rulers of italy and their kingdoms.Published 20 months ago by edward a zamora