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By Guido Ruggiero

ISBN-10: 0470751622

ISBN-13: 9780470751626

ISBN-10: 1405157836

ISBN-13: 9781405157834

This quantity brings jointly one of the most intriguing renaissance students to indicate new methods of brooding about the interval and to set a brand new sequence of agendas for Renaissance scholarship.

  • Overturns the concept it was once a interval of ecu cultural triumph and highlights the damaging in addition to the optimistic.
  • Looks on the Renaissance from a global, in preference to simply eu, standpoint.
  • Views the Renaissance from views except simply the cultural elite.
  • Gender, intercourse, violence, and cultural historical past are built-in into the analysis.

Content:
Chapter 1 The Italian Renaissance (pages 21–38): Gene Brucker
Chapter 2 the eu Renaissance (pages 39–54): Randolph Starn
Chapter three The Renaissance and the center East (pages 55–69): Linda T. Darling
Chapter four The Renaissance global from the West (pages 70–87): Matthew Restall
Chapter five The old Geography of the Renaissance (pages 88–103): Peter Burke
Chapter 6 Governments and Bureaucracies (pages 104–123): Edward Muir
Chapter 7 Honor, legislations, and customized in Renaissance Europe (pages 124–138): James R. Farr
Chapter eight Violence and its keep an eye on within the past due Renaissance: An Italian version (pages 139–155): Gregory Hanlon
Chapter nine Manners, Courts, and Civility (pages 156–171): Robert Muchembled
Chapter 10 kin and extended family within the Renaissance international (pages 172–187): Joanne M. Ferraro
Chapter eleven Gender (pages 188–207): Elissa B. Weaver
Chapter 12 the parable of Renaissance Individualism (pages 208–224): John Jeffries Martin
Chapter thirteen Social Hierarchies: the higher periods (pages 225–242): Matthew Vester
Chapter 14 Social Hierarchies: The reduce sessions (pages 243–258): James S. Amelang
Chapter 15 instruments for the improvement of the eu financial system (pages 259–278): Karl Appuhn
Chapter sixteen financial Encounters and the 1st levels of an international economic climate (pages 279–295): John A. Marino
Chapter 17 The Subcultures of the Renaissance global (pages 297–315): David C. Gentilcore
Chapter 18 excessive tradition (pages 316–332): Ingrid D. Rowland
Chapter 19 spiritual Cultures (pages 333–348): R. Po?Chia Hsia
Chapter 20 paintings (pages 334–365): Loren Partridge
Chapter 21 Literature (pages 366–383): James Grantham Turner
Chapter 22 Political principles (pages 384–402): John M. Najemy
Chapter 23 The clinical Renaissance (pages 403–424): William Eamon
Chapter 24 Plague, disorder, and starvation (pages 425–443): Mary Lindemann
Chapter 25 Renaissance Bogeymen: the mandatory Monsters of the Age (pages 444–459): Linda Woodbridge
Chapter 26 Violence and struggle within the Renaissance international (pages 460–474): Thomas F. Arnold
Chapter 27 Witchcraft and Magic (pages 475–490): Guido Ruggiero
Chapter 28 The Illicit Worlds of the Renaissance (pages 491–505): Ian Frederick Moulton

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Tis all in pieces, all coherence gone; All just supply, and all relation.. 34 This tension between the drive for freedom and innovation, for the breach of barriers and boundaries, and the contrary impulse for order and stability, would be a permanent feature of European culture in the long and tortuous transition to “modernity. ” 36 GENE BRUCKER NOTES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 Brown, The Renaissance, pp. 2-3. Burclzhardt, Civilization,p.

The most prosperous segment of the economy was banking and international commerce, from which derived the vast fortunes of families such as the Medici, Pazzi, Pitti, and Rucellai. One-fourth of the city’s wealth (calculated in 1427 to exceed 10 million florins) was owned by just a hundred households. Cosimo de’ Medici was Florence’s wealthiest citizen in the middecades of the fifteenth century. His fortune, estimated at 150,000 florins, was greater than that of most European monarchs. l3 This extraordinary concentration of capital in the possession of Italy’s urban elites was the essential material foundation for Renaissance culture.

Bruclzer, Society,p. 27. Panofslzy, “Renaissance,” pp. 201-26. Martines, Powev and hag-ination, ch. 11. Grafton and Jardine, Humanism. Bouwsma, A Usable Past, p. 228. Furbini, Quattvocento, p. 167. Guicciardini, Stovia d’ltalia, I, p. 2. Baxandall, Paintin8 and Expevience, pp. 111-15. Bruclzer, Flovence, pp. 19-21. , Beyond Flovence. Steiner, Tbe New Yovlzev,pp. 76-7. Hale, Encyclopedia, p. 183. Richter, Leonavdo da Vinci,p. 395. Hale, Wav,p. 179. Machiavelli, Letteve, p. 279. IUein and Zerner, Italian A v t , pp.

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