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Author: Alta Macadam
Publisher: London : Somerset, 2011.
Series: Blue guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats

The tenth edition of this accessible, scholarly guide to the city of the Renaissance. An essential handbook for any traveller who wants to fully understand the development of Italian art history.


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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alta Macadam
ISBN: 9781905131525 1905131526
OCLC Number: 711051672
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 408 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Historical Sketch; Twentieth-century Florence; The Florentine Renaissance; The Guide: Piazza della Signoria; The Duomo, Campanile and Baptistery; Between the Duomo and the Badia Fiorentina; The Bargello; Orsanmichele, Mercato Nuovo and Palazzo Davanzati; Galleria degli Uffizi and the Museo Galileo; Medici Florence, San Lorenzo and San Marco; Galleria dell'Accademia; Piazza Santissima Annunziata; Santa Maria Novella and its piazza; The district of Santa Croce; Santa Trinita and Via Tornabuoni; Sant'Ambrogio, Borgo degli Albizi and Borgo Pinti; Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens; The Oltrarno; Via Maggio; Casa Guidi; Santo Spirito; Santa Maria del Carmine and the Brancacci Chapel; San Frediano; The banks of the Arno; Ognissanti; Santa Felicita; The eastern Oltrarno; Outside Porta San Giorgio; The hill and church of San Miniato; Environs of Florence: Fiesole; Settignano and Ponte a Mensola; The Medici Villas of La Petraia and Castello; Museo Stibbert, Villa La Pietra and Villa Demidoff; Pian de' Giullari; Monteoliveto and Bellosguardo; Certosa del Galluzzo; Appendix; Practical information; Accommodation; Food and drink; Glossary; Index; Maps & plans: Florence atlas; Environs of Florence; Fiesole; Boboli Gardens; Duomo; Palazzo Pitti; Palazzo Vecchio; SS. Annunziata; S. Croce; S. Lorenzo; S. Marco; S. Maria Novella; S. Spirito; Uffizi.
Series Title: Blue guide.
Responsibility: Alta Macadam ; with illustrations from the Alinari Archive.


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