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Italy in the Age of the Renaissance : 1300-1550 - John M. Najemy

Italy in the Age of the Renaissance


By: John M. Najemy (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9780198700395
Number Of Pages: 344

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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.

John M. Najemy: Introduction 1: Robert Black: Education and the Emergence of a Literate Society 2: Carol Everhart Quillen: Humanism and the Lure of Antiquity 3: David S. Peterson: Religion and the Church 4: Julius Kirshner: Family and Marriage: a Socio-Legal Perspective 5: Diane Owen Hughes: Bodies, Disease, and Society 6: Franco Franceschi: The Economy: Work and Wealth 7: Andrea Zorzi: The Popolo 8: Dale Kent: The Power of the Elites: Family, Patronage, and the State 9: John M. Najemy: Governments and Governance 10: David Abulafia: The South 11: Edward Muir: Representations of Power 12: Alison Brown: Rethinking the Renaissance in the Aftermath of Italy's Crisis Further Reading Chronology

ISBN: 9780198700395
ISBN-10: 0198700393
Series: Short Oxford History of Italy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.5  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.51