Renaissance Florence: A Social History

Renaissance Florence: A Social History

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by Roger J. Crum
     
 

This book examines the social history of Florence from the fourteenth through to sixteenth centuries.See more details below

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This book examines the social history of Florence from the fourteenth through to sixteenth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521727877
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2008
Pages:
692
Sales rank:
447,533
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.69(d)

Table of Contents

Introducion Roger J. Crum and John T. Paoletti; Part I. The Theatre of Florence: 1. Florentine politics and urban spaces John M. Najemy; 2. Theatres of everyday life Sharon T. Strocchia; Part II. The Public Realm: 3. The Piazza della Signoria as practiced place Stephen J. Milner; 4. Structuring communal history through repeated metaphors of rule Sarah Blake McHam; 5. Corporate beneficence and historical narratives of communal well-being Philip Gavitt; 6. The spaces of plebian ritual and the boundaries of transgression David Rosenthal; 7. Ritual trading at the Florentine wool cloth botteghe Adrienne Atwell; Part III. Relatives, Friends, and Neighbors: 8. Neighborhood as microcosm Nicholas Eckstein; 9. The palace and villa as spaces of patrician self-definition Michael Lingohr; 10. '… full of people of every sort': the domestic interior Roger J. Crum and John T. Paoletti; Part IV. Men and Women: 11. Mean streets, familiar streets, or the fat woodcarver and the masculine spaces of renaissance Florence Guido Ruggiero; 12. Did women have a space? Natalie Thomas; Part V. The Spaces of the Spiritual: 13. Sacred place and liturgical space: Florence's renaissance churches Robert W. Gaston; 14. Memorial chapels in churches: The privatization and transformation of sacred spaces Jonathan Katz Nelson; 15. The aural space of the sacred in renaissance Florence Peter Howard; 16. Identity and alliance: urban presence, spatial privilege, and Florentine renaissance convents Saundra Weddle; Part VI. Across Space and Time: 17. The workshop as the space of collaborative artisitic production Anabel Thomas; 18. The replicated image in Florence, 1300–1600 Patricia Emison; 19. From the workshop to the academy: the emergence of the artist in renaissance Florence Andrea Bolland.

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