New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1991
Seller ID: 037729
Condition: Near Fine
Columbus planned and carried out his "Enterprise of the Indies" during an age of discovery and creation - a period of astonishing cultural activity not only in Europe but throughout the world. Five hundred years later an exhibition and book celebrate this crucial turning point in civilization by examining the art and history of the principal cultures in Europe and the Mediterranean, the Far East, and the Americas. The book begins by looking at the Mediterranean world as the new seaborne empires were being formed, surveying the visual arts and principal intellectual and spiritual curren... View More...