England and the Italian Renaissance: The Growth of Interest in its History and Art, Fourth Edition

England and the Italian Renaissance: The Growth of Interest in its History and Art, Fourth Edition

Editor(s): John Hale, Edward Chaney

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631233640

Online ISBN: 9780470755709

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755709

About this Book

This fourth edition of Sir John Hale's classic history of England and the Italian Renaissance includes a detailed introduction by Edward Chaney surveying scholarly developments since the book was first published.


  • Fourth edition of Sir John Hale's classic history of England and the Italian Renaissance, first published in 1954.
  • The book's focus on fundamental issues and basis in little-read primary sources ensures that it endures as an important contribution to historical scholarship. Clear, chronological narrative, beautifully written.
  • Provides essential understanding of the period, illuminating both British and Italian cultural history.
  • The fourth edition includes a new introduction by Edward Chaney who is an expert on Anglo-Italian cultural relations.
  • Chaney surveys the scholarship of the last 50 years and supplies an up-to-date bibliography.

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