Florentine Tuscany: Structures and Practices of Power

Florentine Tuscany: Structures and Practices of Power

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ISBN-13: 9780521548007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2003
Series: Cambridge Studies in Italian History and Culture Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface William J. Connell; 1. The 'material constitution' of the Florentine dominion Andrea Zorzi; 2. The language of empire Alison Brown; 3. Constitutional ambitions, legal realities and the Florentine state Jane Black; 4. Fiscality, politics and dominion in Florentine Tuscany Giuseppe Petralia; 5. Market structures Stephan R. Epstein; 6. State-building, church reform and the politics of legitimacy David S. Peterson; 7. The humanist citizen as provincial governor William J. Connell; 8. Territorial offices and office holders Laura De Angelis; 9. Demography and the politics of fiscality Samuel K. Cohn Jr; 10. Florentines and the communities of the territorial state Patrizia Salvadori; 11. Patronage and its role in government: the Florentine patriciate and Volterra Lorenzo Fabbri; 12. San Miniato al Tedesco: the evolution of the political class Francesco Salvestrini; 13. The social classes of Colle Val d'Elsa and the formation of the dominion Oretta Muzzi; 14. Arezzo, the Medici and the Florentine regime Robert Black; 15. Rubrics and requests: statutory division and supra-communal clientage in Pistoia Stephen J. Milner; 16. A comment Giorgio Chittolini.

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