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That does sound an interesting read. Stephen Send a noteboard - 03/07/2013 10:29:42 PM

View original postBurckhardt is readily available in English. I even wrote a review of his book at this site in January - see the review below. He does require a bit of basic knowledge, though.


View original postIf you're looking for an informational overview it's a bit harder for me to suggest something since most of what I've read has been in Italian as of late (or German, in the case of Burckhardt). I'm sure there's a relatively short and concise book of some sort out there, though.

I think my current knowledge would suffice to serve as a base in understanding that book.

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