Burckhardt, Jacob, 1818-1897

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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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referencedIn Pantheon Books. Records, 1944-1968. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Jacob Burckhardt Collection, circa 1850-1947 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Gantner, Joseph, 1896-1988. Miscellaneous papers from the libraries of the Wölffin circle, ca. 1924-1987. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn George, Paulette Foss. Burckhardt's progress : an alnalysis of the nature of history in The civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, 1986. University of Idaho Library
creatorOf Burckhardt, Jacob. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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associatedWith Gantner, Joseph, 1896-1988. person
associatedWith George, Paulette Foss. person
associatedWith Pantheon Books. corporateBody
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Renaissance--Italy
Art historians--Switzerland
Culture--Philosophy--History--19th century
History--Philosophy
Historians--Switzerland
Historians
Occupation
Art historians
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Birth 1818-05-25

Death 1897-08-08

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German

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