Italy in the Age of the Renaissance: 1300-1550 / Edition 1

Italy in the Age of the Renaissance: 1300-1550 / Edition 1

by John M. Najemy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198700407

ISBN-13: 9780198700401

Pub. Date: 01/13/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The twelve essays in this volume, each written by a leading specialist, present an accessible and comprehensive introduction to Italian Renaissance society, intellectual history, and politics, with each contribution reflecting the most recent innovations in the way that historians view and study the period.  See more details below

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The twelve essays in this volume, each written by a leading specialist, present an accessible and comprehensive introduction to Italian Renaissance society, intellectual history, and politics, with each contribution reflecting the most recent innovations in the way that historians view and study the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198700401
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/13/2005
Series:
Short Oxford History of Italy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
1,357,079
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : Italy and the Renaissance1
1Education and the emergence of a literate society18
2Humanism and the lure of antiquity37
3Religion and the church59
4Family and marriage : a socio-legal perspective82
5Bodies, disease, and society103
6The economy : work and wealth124
7The popolo145
8The power of the elites : family, patronage, and the state165
9Governments and governance184
10The South208
11Representations of power226
12Rethinking the Renaissance in the aftermath of Italy's crisis246

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