|Author||Anne R. Larsen, Carole Levin, and Diana Robin|
|File size||7 Mb|
|Category||Encyclopedia and Dictionary|
"This book will give its users much needed perspective and new information about a topic that has been often largely ignored by historians, and it is a good starting point for any researcher who needs material on women and the Renaissance."
This work is a revealing combination of biographies and topical essays that describe the outstanding and often-overlooked contributions of women to the science, politics, and culture of the Renaissance.
• Over 135 biographical entries covering the extraordinary women who made significant contributions to the art, science, culture, religion, and philosophy of the Renaissance
• Over 100 expert contributors, drawn from a range of scholarly disciplines
• An extensive bibliography pointing readers to the best sources for further reading in print and on the Web
• An extensive index that makes it easy to follow thematic threads across the portrayals of different women