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The making of modernity : the Italian Renaissance in the German historical imagination, 1860-1930 / Martin A. Ruehl.

Author/Creator:
Ruehl, Martin A., 1970-
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 317 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Ideas in context
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Other Title:
Italian Renaissance in the German historical imagination, 1860-1930
Subjects:
Renaissance -- Italy -- Historiography.
Italy -- Foreign public opinion, German.
Historiography -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.
Historiography -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Renaissance in literature.
German literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
German literature.
Historiography.
Intellectual life.
Public opinion, German.
Renaissance -- Historiography.
Germany.
Italy.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents:
Introduction: Quattrocento Florence and what it means to be modern
"An uncanny re-awakening" : Nietzsche's renascence of the Renaissance out of the spirit of Jacob Burckhardt
Death in Florence : Thomas Mann and the ideologies of Renaissancismus
"The first modern man on the throne" : Reich, race, and rule in Ernst Kantorowicz's Frederick the Second
The Renaissance reclaimed : Burgerhumanismus and the forging of the Baron thesis
Conclusion: The waning of the Renaissance : Death and after-life of an idea.
ISBN:
9781107036994 (hardback)
1107036992 (hardback)
OCLC:
900634278