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Aspects of violence in Renaissance Europe

Author: Jonathan Davies
Publisher: Wey Court East, Union Road, Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Interest in the history of violence has increased dramatically over the last ten years and recent studies have demonstrated the productive potential for further inquiry in this field. The early  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Davies
ISBN: 9781409433415 1409433412 1409433420 9781409433422 1472402227 9781472402226
OCLC Number: 820780329
Description: x, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I INTERPERSONAL AND RITUAL VIOLENCE --
1. Student Violence in Fifteenth --
Century Paris and Oxford / Hannah Skoda --
2. The Politics of Transition: Pillaging and the 1527 Sack of Rome / Joelle Rollo-Koster --
3. Death on the Danube / Miriam Hall Kirch --
4. Plague, Propaganda and Prophetic Violence in Sixteenth-Century Lyon / Justine Semmens --
pt. II WAR --
5. Rethinking the Peace of Westphalia: Toward a Theory of Early-Modern Warfare / Alan James --
6. `Broken Verses across a Bloodied Land': Violence and the Limits of Language in the English Civil War / Sarah Covington --
7. Peter Paul Rubens: Broker of Peace, Painter of Violence / Marina Daiman --
pt. III JUSTICE --
8. Violence, Rites and Social Regulation in the Venetian Terra Firma in the Sixteenth Century / Lucien Faggion --
9. `Una causa civile': Vendetta Violence and Governing Elites in Early-Modern Modena / Amanda G. Madden.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Davies, University of Warwick, UK.

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