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Author Levine, Joseph M., 1933-

Title Humanism and history : origins of modern English historiography / Joseph M. Levine
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1987
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Description 1 online resource (297 pages) : illustrations
Contents Caxton's histories: fact and fiction at the close of the Middle Ages -- Reginald Pecock and Lorenzo Valla on the Donation of Constantine -- The Antiquarian Enterprise, 1500-1800 -- The Stonesfield Pavement: archaeology in Augustan England -- Natural history and the new philosophy: Bacon, Harvey, and the two cultures -- Ancients, moderns, and history -- Edward Gibbon and the quarrel between the ancients and the moderns -- Eighteenth-century historicism and the first Gothic revival
Analysis English historiography Influence of humanism, 1450-1800
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-288) and index
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Subject Historiography -- Great Britain.
Humanism -- Great Britain
Humanisme (cultuurgeschiedenis)
HISTORY / Historiography
Great Britain -- Historiography.
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1501746006