The Continuity of Feudal Power: The Caracciolo Di Brienza in Spanish Naples

The Continuity of Feudal Power: The Caracciolo Di Brienza in Spanish Naples

by Tommaso Astarita
     
 

The first modern, full-length study of an aristocratic family in the kingdom of Naples.See more details below

Overview

The first modern, full-length study of an aristocratic family in the kingdom of Naples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521893169
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Note on abbreviations and measurements; List of tables, figures and maps; List of illustrations; Introduction; 1. The Caracciolo di Brienza; 2. Structure and evolution of an aristocratic patrimony; 3. The management of an aristocratic landed patrimony; 4. The feudal lord and his vassals: between traditional paternalism and change; 5. Aristocratic strategies for the preservation of family wealth; 6. Offices, courts and taxes, the aristocracy and the Spanish rule; Conclusion; Glossary; Appendix on sources; Bibliography.

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