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A companion to the worlds of the Renaissance

Author: Guido Ruggiero
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2006.
Series: Blackwell companions to history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection from some of the most original Renaissance scholars, suggesting new ways of thinking about the period. Overturns the idea that it was a period of European cultural triumph and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guido Ruggiero
ISBN: 1405157836 9781405157834
OCLC Number: 70402388
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Notes on Contributors viii Introduction: Renaissance Dreaming: In Search of a Paradigm 1Guido Rumiero PART I THE COURSE of RENAISSANCEE EVENTS 21 1 The Italian Renaissance 23Gene Brucker 2 The European Renaissance 39Randolph Starn 3 The Renaissance and the Middle East 55Linda T. Darling 4 The Renaissance World from the West 70Matthew Restall 5 The Historical Geography of the Renaissance 88Peter Burke PART 11 THE WORLDS AND WAYS OF POWER 105 6 Governments and Bureaucracies 107Edward Muir 7 Honor, Law, and Custom in Renaissance Europe 124James R. Farr 8 Violence and its Control in the Late Renaissance: An Italian Model 139Gregory Hanlon 9 Manners, Courts, and Civility 156Robert Muchembled 10 Family and Clan in the Renaissance World 173Joanne M. Feeraro 11 Gender 188Elissa B. Weaver 12 The Myth of Renaissance Individualism 208John Jeffiies Martin PART I11 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC WORLDS 225 13 Social Hierarchies: The Upper Classes 227Matthew Ester 14 Social Hierarchies: The Lower Classes 243James S. Amelang 15 Tools for the Development of the European Economy 259Karl Appuhn 16 Economic Encounters and the First Stages of a World Economy 279John A. Marino PART IV CULTURAL WORLDS 297 17 The Subcultures of the Renaissance World 299David C. Gentilcore 18 High Culture 316Ingrid D. Rowland 19 Religious Cultures 333R. Po-chia Hsia 20 Art 349Loren Partridge 21 Literature 366James Grantham Turner 22 Political Ideas 384John M. Najemy 23 The Scientific Renaissance 403William Eamon PART V ANTI-WORLDS 425 24 Plague, Disease, and Hunger 427Mary Lindemann 25 Renaissance Bogeymen: The Necessary Monsters of the Age 444Linda Woodbridge 26 Violence and Warfare in the Renaissance World 460Thomas F. Arnold 27 Witchcraft and Magic 475Guido Ruggiero 28 The Illicit Worlds of the Renaissance 491Ian Frederick Moulton Consolidated Bibliography 506 Index 543
Series Title: Blackwell companions to history.
Responsibility: edited by Guido Ruggiero.

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