2 edition of Ruling the waves found in the catalog.
Ruling the waves
Includes bibliographical references (p. -452) and index.
|Statement||by Harald Kleinschmidt.|
|Series||Bibliotheca humanistica & reformatorica -- v. 63, Bibliotheca humanistica & reformatorica -- v. 63.|
|LC Classifications||DD174 .K55 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 475 p. :|
|Number of Pages||475|
|LC Control Number||2008468884|
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In this work Kleinschmidt is tracing the political implications of the transformation of the European world picture in the age of Emperor Maximilian I (). It is relevant for Renaissance political and cultural history. At closer inspection Maximilian turns out to have been a crucial though much underestimated figure in the context of the changes of the world picture during his time.
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