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By G. Maclean

This booklet explores how the Renaissance entailed an international alternate of products, talents and concepts among East and West. In chapters starting from Ottoman heritage to Venetian publishing, from photographs of St George to Arab philosophy, from cannibalism to international relations, the authors interrogate what all too frequently could seem to be settled certainties, resembling the variation among East and West, the invariable clash among Islam and Christianity, and the 'rebirth' of ecu civilization from roots in classical Greece and Imperial Rome.

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