Burckhardt, Jacob, 1818-1897

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Dates:
Birth 1818-05-25
Death 1897-08-08
Swiss
German

Biographical notes:

Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897) was a German art and cultural historian. He specialized in the Renaissance and classical periods, and is sometimes credited with developing the field now known as cultural history.

From the guide to the Jacob Burckhardt Collection, circa 1850-1947, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Subjects:

  • Renaissance--Italy
  • Art historians--Switzerland
  • Culture--Philosophy--History--19th century
  • History--Philosophy
  • Historians--Switzerland
  • Historians

Occupations:

  • Art historians

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