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Francesco Guicciardini : the historian's craft

Author: Mark Phillips
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1977.
Series: University of Toronto romance series, 33.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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<EM>Francesco Guicciardini: the historian's craft</EM> is an essay in the art of reading history, designed to make the works of one of Italy's greatest historians more accessible to the modern reader.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Phillips, Mark, 1946-
Francesco Guicciardini.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1977
(DLC) 76056341
(OCoLC)2633349
Named Person: Francesco Guicciardini; Francesco Guicciardini; Francesco Guicciardini
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Phillips
ISBN: 9781487579722 1487579721
OCLC Number: 1096185110
Notes: Reprinted in 2018.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Preface; A Note on Texts and Translations; I THE MINOR WORKS AND THE RICORDI; Introduction; 1. Within the Florentine Tradition: The Storie fiorentine and the Dialogo del Reggimento; 2. The Ricordi: The Development of Structure and Language; 3. The Ricordi: The Rules of Prudence and the Limits of Prediction; 4. The Critique of Machiavelli and the Cose fiorentine; II THE STORIA D'ITALIA; Introduction; 1. The 'Imprudence of Princes': Chronology and Explanation of the Decline of Italy; 2. 'A Sea Tossed by the Winds': Change and the Structure of the Narrative 3. Two Studies: The Portrait and Impeto4. The Historian's Language; Appendix: A Query on the Dating of the 'A' Text of the Ricordi; Selected Bibliography; Index
Series Title: University of Toronto romance series, 33.
Responsibility: Mark Phillips.
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<EM>Francesco Guicciardini: the historian's craft</EM> is an essay in the art of reading history, designed to make the works of one of Italy's greatest historians more accessible to the modern reader.

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