Venice: A Documentary History,1450-1630 / Edition 1

Venice: A Documentary History,1450-1630 / Edition 1

by David Chambers, Brian Pullan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0802084249

ISBN-13: 9780802084248

Pub. Date: 03/30/2001

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

During the Renaissance, there were two centres of art, culture and mercantile power in Italy: Florence, and Venice. This is a sourcebook of primary materials, almost none previously available in English, for the history of the city-state of Venice. The time period covers the apogee of Venetian power and reputation to the beginnings of its decline in the 1630s.

Overview

During the Renaissance, there were two centres of art, culture and mercantile power in Italy: Florence, and Venice. This is a sourcebook of primary materials, almost none previously available in English, for the history of the city-state of Venice. The time period covers the apogee of Venetian power and reputation to the beginnings of its decline in the 1630s. Sources used include diaries, chronicles, Inquisitorial records, literature, legislation, and contemporary descriptions, and are organized in sections by theme and accompanied by brief introductions.

Originally published by Basil Blackwell, 1992.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802084248
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
03/30/2001
Series:
RSART: Renaissance Society of America Reprint Text Series , #12
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.19(d)

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