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Books about people from the Renaissance

If you are looking for a biography, you can go directly to the biography section of the library.  It is located in the non-fiction room. The books are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the person about whom the book is written.  There are also collective biographies, which are books that have information about selected groups of people.  For instance, you might find a book about important women in history or explorers or Black mathematicians. Most of these books are in the 920 section.

      
     

    A selection of books on the Renaissance

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    The Renaissance - Corrick, James A.
    Call Number: 940.2 COR
    ISBN: 9781590188361
    Publication Date: 2007
    This book introduces the Renaissance (1300-1600), presenting the era from the perspectives of humanism and education, merchants and commerce, rulers and explorers, art and literature, and science and medicine.

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    The Renaissance in Europe - Elliott, Lynne
    Call Number: 940.2 ELL
    ISBN: 978-0778746119
    Publication Date: 2009
    Focuses on the lives of Europeans during the Renaissance, particularly on the following topics: warfare, trade, exploration, colonization, religion, science, and the arts.

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    Exploration in the Renaissance - Lynne Elliott
    Call Number: 910.9 ELL
    ISBN: 0778745937
    Publication Date: 2009-01-15
    Exploration and trade , shipbuilding and mapmaking, merchant competition, overseas voyages, early Portuguese adventures, the Northwest Passage, the Columbian Exchange, and other topics.

    Life in the Renaissance - Gail, Marzieh
    Call Number: 940.2 GAI
    Publication Date: 1968
    Describes the social structure, customs, education, industry, amusements, and famous people of Renaissance Europe from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century

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    Science in the Renaissance - Mullins, Lisa
    Call Number: 509.4 MUL
    ISBN: 978-0778746140
    Publication Date: 2009
    Focuses on advancements in science and technology, mathematics, astronomy, physics, medicine, exploration, biology, the occult, and other topics.

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    Medicine during the Renaissance - Dawson, Ian
    Call Number: 610.9 DAW
    ISBN: 978-1592700387
    Publication Date: 2005

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    The Key to Renaissance Art - Jose F. Arenas
    Call Number: 709.02 FER
    ISBN: 0822520575
    Publication Date: 1990-03-01
    History and main characteristics of Renaissance art, including painting, sculpture and architecture

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    The Renaissance: artists and writers - Sarah Halliwell
    Call Number: 700.9 HAL
    ISBN: 0817247254
    Publication Date: 1998-01-01
    Defines the main characteristics of early, high, and northern Renaissance art and literature, focusing on thirteen artists, including Uccello, Michelangelo, and Brueghel, and three authors: Dante, Chaucer, and Cervantes

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    Tastes and Temptations - John Varriano
    Call Number: 641 VAR
    ISBN: 9780520259041
    Publication Date: 2009-11-01
    An examination of the parallels between food and art in Renaissance Italy

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    Books that include information on the Renaissance

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    Encyclopedia of Artists - William Vaughn (Editor)
    ISBN: 0195215729
    Publication Date: 2001-01-04
    A six-volume encyclopedia of information on Western artists from the period between the Middle Ages and the present. Covers the artist's life and work and names other artists whose work is comparable. Contains examples of the artist's works.

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    Herstory - Deborah G. Ohrn (Editor); Gloria Steinem (Introduction by); Ruth Ashby (Editor)
    Call Number: 920 HER
    ISBN: 0670854344
    Publication Date: 1995-06-01
    Brief biographical information on various women in history

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