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Boucheron, Patrick - The Power of Images: Siena, 1338, ebook

The Power of Images: Siena, 1338

Boucheron, Patrick

23,25€

Lorenzetti’s painting reminds us crucially that good government is not founded on the wisdom of principled or virtuous rulers. Rather, good government lies in the visible and tangible effects it has on the lives of its citizens. By subjecting it to scrutiny, we may,

, Irma A. Richter - Notebooks, ebook

Notebooks

, Irma A. Richter

10,50€

This selection offers a cross-section from the 6,000 surviving sheets that constitute Leonardo's notebooks, including his thoughts on landscape, optics, anatomy, architecture, sculpture, and painting. Fully updated, this new edition includes some 70 line drawings and a Preface by Leonardo

Orlin, Lena Cowen - Locating Privacy in Tudor London, ebook

Locating Privacy in Tudor London

Orlin, Lena Cowen

77,35€

Lena Orlin paints a dense picture of everyday life in Renaissance England, with an emphasis on personal privacy, the built environment, and the life story of a remarkable undiscovered woman - merchant's wife and mother of four, Alice Barnham - with a central role in some of the most important