The state as a work of art

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The state as a work of art

Pioneering art historian Jacob Burckhardt saw the Italian Renaissance as no less than the beginning of the modern world. In this hugely influential work he argues that the Renaissance's creativity, competitiveness, dynasties, great city-states and even its vicious rulers sowed the seeds of a new era. GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

  • EAN 9780141048116
  • Disponibilité Épuisé
  • Longueur 18 cm
  • Largeur 11 cm
  • Épaisseur 1 cm
  • Poids 92 g
  • Distributeur Penguin

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Jacob Burckhardt

Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897), historien de l'art, philosophe de l'histoire et de la culture et historiographe suisse. Professeur à Bâle, il exerça une grande influence sur Nietzsche. La civilisation de la Renaissance en Italie est son livre majeur.

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