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Becoming Neapolitan : citizen culture in Baroque Naples

Author: John A Marino
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
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Naples in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries managed to maintain a distinct social character while under Spanish rule. John A. Marino's study explores how the population of the city of Naples constructed their identity in the face of Spanish domination.
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Marino, John A.
Becoming Neapolitan.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010011047
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Marino
ISBN: 9780801899393 0801899397
OCLC Number: 794700344
Notes: OldControl:muse9780801899393.
Awards: Winner of Renaissance Society of America Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize 2011 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 342 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Urbs et orbis --
pt. 1. Urban stratigraphy and the siren's lyre --
Myth and history : from Italy to Naples --
Ritual time and ritual space --
pt. 2. City solidarities and nodes of power --
Patronage : the Church and the heavenly city --
The rule of the games : playing court --
Allegrezza : the city rules --
Conclusion: The spectacle and the citizen.
Responsibility: John A. Marino.

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