Posts Tagged ‘Paperback’

The Humanistic Tradition Book 3: The European Renaissance, The Reformation, and Global Encounter (Paperback)

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Interdisciplinary in approach and topical in focus, the sixth edition of The Humanistic Tradition continues to bring to life humankind’s creative legacy. With more than 800 illustrations and some 150 literary sources in accessible translations, this widely acclaimed humanities survey takes a global perspective that is at once selective and engaging, and helps students better […]

Medieval And Renaissance Dagger Combat (Paperback)

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Daggers are mentioned in many modern books about medieval and Renaissance swordplay, but until now none described how daggers were used in combat. Drawing from sources written from 1409-1600 (including the works of Hans Talhoffer, Fiore dei Liberi, Filippo Vadi, Joachim Meyer and more), this book uses step-by-step photos and historic illustrations to demonstrate the […]

Renaissance Swordsmanship: The Illustrated Book Of Rapiers And Cut And Thrust Swords And Their Use (Paperback)

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

This is the most thorough work ever about historical swordsmanship. It is both a general reference and an instructional guide for advanced and beginning sword enthusiasts, students of military history and martial artists. Includes rare historical info and 100 original drawings. About the Author John Clements has had a lifelong pursuit of (some say obsession […]

Music in the Renaissance (2nd Edition) (Paperback)

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Offers a complete overview of music in the 15th and 16th centuries — with emphasis on the contributions of the greatest composers. Provides an overview of the place of music in Renaissance society. Explains the most significant features of the music, and the distinguishing characteristics of each of the leading Renaissance composers. Emphasizes the music […]

Renaissance Dances: For Dancers Young and Old (Paperback)

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

This wonderful book with CD is a must for music, dance, or classroom teachers teaching about the Renaissance. Historical information about the Renaissance is included as well as easy-to-follow dance graphics. Each dance is provided in three formats: CD dance-along orchestrations with authentic Renaissance sounds, classroom recorder/Orff instrument arrangements, and piano arrangements. These dances are […]

Masters Of Medieval And Renaissance Martial Arts: Rediscovering the Western Combat Heritage (Paperback)

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

More than a dozen of the most respected names in medieval and Renaissance scholarship have come together to present a variety of fighting lore from the rich heritage of the European fight masters, circa 1350 to 1675.The list of legendary fighters and instructors contained within these pages reads like a combat honor roll and includes […]

Anthology of Renaissance Music (The Norton Introduction to Music History) (Paperback)

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

A treasury of music scores featuring the most important and best-known works of the era. Allan Atlas has gathered into one handy volume the scores of over one hundred pieces. Used in conjunction with Renaissance Music or on its own, Anthology of Renaissance Music exposes music lovers to the finest examples of Renaissance composition. Each […]

50 Renaissance Solos for Classical Guitar (Book & CD) (Paperback)

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

This book/CD pack features 50 classical solos arranged for solo guitar with tablature. Includes music by composers such as Thomas Campian, Francis Cutting, John Dowland, Orlando Gibbons, Michael Praetorius, and many others. (more…)

Patterns of Fashion: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women C1560-1620 (Paperback)

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

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Techniques Of Medieval Armour Reproduction: The 14th Century (Medieval & Renaissance) (Paperback)

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Few historical icons can match the evocative power of the medieval suit of armour, and this epic new book is a complete course in the tools and techniques of the modern armourer’s art. Through more than 1,000 detailed photos and clear instruction, Brian Price presents a working handbook for aspiring and active armourers who want […]

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