Venice and Amsterdam / Edition 2

Venice and Amsterdam / Edition 2

by Peter Burke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745613241

ISBN-13: 9780745613246

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

Published in a thoroughly revised second edition, Venice and Amsterdam is a comparative history of the elites of these two major cities in early modern Europe.  See more details below

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Published in a thoroughly revised second edition, Venice and Amsterdam is a comparative history of the elites of these two major cities in early modern Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745613246
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

Acknowledgements x

Introduction to the Second Edition xii

Abbreviations xxvi

1 The Study of Elites 1

2 Structure 11

3 Political Functions 32

4 Economic Base

5 Style of Life

6 Training 84

7 Attitudes and Values 94

8 Patronage of the Arts 111

9 From Entrepreneurs to Rentiers 125

Appendix: The Investments of the Amsterdam Elite 140

Bibliography 142

Index 162

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