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Glory and honour

£9.99

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Taking on the preeminent cultural and intellectual movement of 15th- and 16th-century European Renaissance, this work discusses the Scottish version of renaissance culture as a hybrid, with multiple antecedents, adapted to suit the needs of Scottish patrons. Arguing that the Stewart monarchs and Scottish aristocracy sought to fully participate in the European mainstream and saw their cultural patronage as a powerful way to facilitate that aim, this history examines the buildings, books, and artifacts of the period to tell the story of a vibrant and cosmopolitan society that was innovative and confident as well assimilative and inspirational.

Aesthetically, the external covers, as well as the dust cover, are in immaculate condition. Internally, the pages are also prisitine, resulting in the pages being internally clean and bright. Ultimately, this book is practically brand new, and a veritable feast of Scottish heritage for any historian.

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Author(s):
Andrea Thomas
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1841588725
ISBN-13:
9781841588728
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Birlinn
Title:
Glory and honour

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Taking on the preeminent cultural and intellectual movement of 15th- and 16th-century European Renaissance, this work discusses the Scottish version of renaissance culture as a hybrid, with multiple antecedents, adapted to suit the needs of Scottish patrons. Arguing that the Stewart monarchs and Scottish aristocracy sought to fully participate in the European mainstream and saw their cultural patronage as a powerful way to facilitate that aim, this history examines the buildings, books, and artifacts of the period to tell the story of a vibrant and cosmopolitan society that was innovative and confident as well assimilative and inspirational.

Aesthetically, the external covers, as well as the dust cover, are in immaculate condition. Internally, the pages are also prisitine, resulting in the pages being internally clean and bright. Ultimately, this book is practically brand new, and a veritable feast of Scottish heritage for any historian.

Author(s):
Andrea Thomas
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1841588725
ISBN-13:
9781841588728
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Birlinn
Title:
Glory and honour

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