The letters of Jacob Burckhardt by Jacob Burckhardt

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Statementselected, edited, and translated by Alexander Dru
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 242, [1] p., [6] leaves of plates
Number of Pages242
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Open LibraryOL26892453M
OCLC/WorldCa11663412

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Jacob Burckhardt (–) has been called “the most civilized historian of the nineteenth century,” and he was certainly one of the greatest historians of art and culture of his time. A professor at the University of Basel, Burckhardt was especially knowledgeable about the Renaissance, and his best-known work is The Civilization of the Cited by: The Letters of Jacob Burckhardt book.

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Jacob Burckhardt (–) has been called “the most civilized historian of the nineteenth century,” and he was certainly one of the greatest historians of art and culture of his time. A professor at the University of Basel, Burckhardt was especially knowledgeable about the Renaissance, and his best-known work is The Civilization of the.

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To close, Burckhardt looks at religion, morality, and the general state of mind in renaissance Italy. I've never read a more information-packed book, full of characters and events; it is by his genius that Burckhardt managed to stitch this altogether so seamlessly/5(67).

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Turin, January 4, Letter to Jacob Burckhardt. My highly honored Jacob Burckhardt. That was the little joke on whose behalf I bear the tedium of having created a world. Now you are — thou art — our great greatest teacher: I, together with Ariadne, need only be the golden mean in all things, having in every respect such superiors.

Jacob Burckhard’s Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy was first published almost a century ago, in Its forty-two-year-old author, professor of history and the history of art at the small Swiss university of his native Basel, was already known to the learned world as the writer of a highly original book, The Age of Constantine the Great (), and of the Cicerone ()* which was.

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Burckhardt's famous thesis in Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien (, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy) was that Renaissance first gave the highest development to individuality.

Jacob Burckhardt, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy —Reflections on History, translated by Gottfried Dietze () —The Age of Constantine the Great, translated by Moses Hadas () —Judgments on History and Historians () —The Letters of Jacob Burckhardt ().

Looking for books by Jacob Burckhardt. See all books authored by Jacob Burckhardt, including Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien: ein Versuch, and Griechische Kulturgeschichte, and more on Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt ( – August 8, ) was a Swiss historian of art and culture and an influential figure in the historiography of both fields.

He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history. Sigfried Giedion described Burckhardt's achievement in the following terms: "The great discoverer of the age of the Renaissance, he first showed how a period Alma mater: University of Bonn. The Greeks and Greek Civilization, by Jacob Burckhardt.

Jacob Burckhardt (), a professor of history at the University of Basel, Switzerland, was one of. The collection Faraway includes sixteen fascinating letters sent to Jacob Burckhardt by notable learned men from around the world. Europe Historical facts in everyday life. The letters collected here provide important evidence on the major European events during the second half of the nineteenth century.

Jacob Burckhardt. Jacob Burckhardt (), was born in Basel in Switzerland where he lived and worked for virtually the whole of his life. The author of The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy, he is widely regarded as the father of Cultural History.

Jacob Burckhardt () intended to join the Church, but lost his faith while studying theology. Thereafter he studied history at the University of Basel, gaining his doctorate in and becoming a lecturer.

Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt was a historian of art and culture, and an influential figure in the historiography of each field. He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history, albeit in a form very different from how cultural history is conceived and studied in academia today/5.

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Finley is referring to two sentences of mine only on Jacob Burckhardt in a review I wrote of a volume of American cultural history. As I had no intention of reviewing Burckhardt, the information Mr. Finley cites in his letter continues to appear inappropriate to me for inclusion in a review of another book on a subject rather remote from.

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Includes. Jacob Burckhardt is composed of 16 names. You can examine and separate out names. Combine with. Judgments on History and Historians, by Jacob Burckhardt Judgments on History and Historians is a collection of the author’s lecture notes for a history course he taught between and First appearing in German in the s under the title Historische Fragmente (Historical Fragments), it was published in English in   Jacob Burckhardt rediscovered the Renaissance for the 19th century, viewing it shockingly as the dark and turbulent origin of modernity.

Jonathan Jones hails. Jacob Burckhardt the immediate and the presence of the "eye's" capacity (both in the literal and in the metaphorical sense).

But according to Burckhardt, the scholars fueling the overproduction of books are also oblivious to the transitory nature of their own cultural presuppositions. Industrial society had led to increasing book produc.

Memoirs of the Life of John Constable Composed Chiefly of his Letters. Leslie. With Seventy-Two Illustrations.

The Mirror of Art: Critical Studies. Charles Baudelaire. Translated and edited with notes and illus. by Jonathan Mayne. Recollections of Rubens. Jacob Burckhardt. Edited, with an Introduction, by H. Gerson. Scope and Contents of the Collection.

The Jacob Burckhardt Collection consist of correspondence, memorabilia, printed material, and writings. Some material is by Burckhardt but the bulk is about him.

Correspondence contains letters from Burckhardt and a substantial amount of letters to or from Leyh.

Memorabilia contains artwork, photographs, and miscellaneous material. Jacob Burckhardt - Jacob Burckhardt - Works: Burckhardt’s most successful books are unthinkable without his familiarity with the historical sites and art treasures of Europe.

His first important work, however, like the last, attested to his deep interest in ancient civilization. In Die Zeit Konstantins des Grossen (; The Age of Constantine the Great, ) Burckhardt presented a picture. Further Reading on Jacob Christoph Burckhardt. The definitive biography of Burckhardt is in German.

In English, analyses of Burckhardt's work on the Renaissance are presented in Wallace K. Ferguson, The Renaissance in Historical Thought: Five Centuries of Interpretation (), and Karl J. Weintraub, Visons of Culture (). George P. Gooch, History and Historians in the Nineteenth Century.Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt ( – August 8, ) was a historian of art and culture, and an influential figure in the historiography of each field.

He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history. [1] Siegfried Giedion described Burckhardt's achievement in the following terms: "The great discoverer of the age of the Renaissance, he first showed how a period.the injustice of comparing too closely the positions of Burckhardt and Michelet, the two authors who first entitled books 'The Renais-sance'-even though it is true that Burckhardt borrowed from Mich-1 From the third to the twelfth edition, L.

Geiger, as editor, had transformed the book into a two-volume handbook constantly growing in length. [ ].

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