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Daily life in Renaissance Italy

Author: Elizabeth Storr Cohen; Thomas V Cohen
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2001.
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Discover what life was like for ordinary people living in Renaissance Italy. How was their society organized? What were their homes like? What dangers did they face? These and other questions are answered in detail to provide the reader with a unique view of the world of the Italian Renaissance. A multitude of settings and socioeconomic backgrounds are presented, from urban life to country life,  Read more...
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Cohen, Elizabeth Storr, 1946-
Daily life in Renaissance Italy.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)605997756
Online version:
Cohen, Elizabeth Storr, 1946-
Daily life in Renaissance Italy.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606647608
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Storr Cohen; Thomas V Cohen
ISBN: 0313304262 9780313304262 9780313361142 0313361142
OCLC Number: 45604028
Description: xiii, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Italy in the Renaissance --
Society: Who was who --
Dangers --
Family and other solidarities --
Hierarchies --
Moralities: Honor and religion --
Keeping order --
Media, literacy, and schooling --
Spaces --
Time --
Life cycles: From birth through adolescence --
Life cycles: From marriage through death --
Houses, food, and clothing --
Disease and healing --
Work --
Play --
Last words.
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Responsibility: Elizabeth S. Cohen and Thomas V. Cohen.
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Discover what life was like for ordinary people in Renaissance Italy through this unique resource that paints a full portrait of everday living.  Read more...

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