n Kleio - The Notorious Syndicalist. J.T. Bain : A Scottish Rebel in Colonial South Africa, Jonathan Hyslop : book review

Volume 37, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0023-2084



Extracted from text ... doubtful whether the non-specialist reader will draw much from the allusions. For the most part, however, the non-specialist reader will draw a great deal from this book of impressive breadth and deep learning. The Italian Renaissance provides an excellent introduction to its theme ? particularly to its artistic ingredients. The book is generously illustrated. True, the illustrations are a little murky; but they are as good as one may reasonably expect of a textbook in this range. Burke emphasises, usefully, that the Renaissance has become an alien culture; his aim is its `decentralization'. Renaissance values are not those of ..

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