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In the Footsteps of the Ancients: The Origins of Humanism from Lovato to Bruni Paperback – August 1, 2003

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 562 pages
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Pub; New Ed edition (August 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0391042025
  • ISBN-13: 978-0391042025
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.9 x 1.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,882,445 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In the Footsteps of the Ancients is the recipient of the Jacques Barzun Prize 2001 in Cultural History of the American Philosophical Society, and is 2001 Winner of the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History of the American Historical Association.

About the Author

Ronald G. Witt, Ph.D. (1965) in History, Harvard University, is Professor of History at Duke University and researches the discontinuities and continuities between medieval and early European thought, especially in France and Italy. His publications include The Earthly Republic of the Italian Humanists (1976), Hercules at the Crossroads: The Life, Works, and Thought of Coluccio Salutati (1983), and Cultural Roots and Continuities, 5th ed. (1997).

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