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Renaissance ; maker of modern man

National Geographic Society

Renaissance ; maker of modern man

by National Geographic Society

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Published by National Geographic Society in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renaissance

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    SeriesStory of man library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination402 p. ;
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22213183M

    The Blueprint For The Modern Man. Renaissance Man is not a term in common parlance today, for reasons both obvious and less so. the Renaissance Man-sounding documentary maker. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

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In addition to your book, you will receive regular e-mail updates about this site, unique insights, and more. The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages.

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