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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 interesting renaissance students to indicate new methods of considering 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, point of view.
  • Views the Renaissance from views except simply the cultural elite.
  • Gender, intercourse, violence, and cultural heritage 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 international 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, legislation, 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 relatives and extended family within the Renaissance global (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 sessions (pages 225–242): Matthew Vester
Chapter 14 Social Hierarchies: The decrease sessions (pages 243–258): James S. Amelang
Chapter 15 instruments for the advance of the eu financial system (pages 259–278): Karl Appuhn
Chapter sixteen financial Encounters and the 1st phases of a global economic climate (pages 279–295): John A. Marino
Chapter 17 The Subcultures of the Renaissance international (pages 297–315): David C. Gentilcore
Chapter 18 excessive tradition (pages 316–332): Ingrid D. Rowland
Chapter 19 non secular Cultures (pages 333–348): R. Po?Chia Hsia
Chapter 20 artwork (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, ailment, 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 battle 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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1631): And new philosophy calls all in doubt, The element of fire is quite put out; The sun is lost, and th’earth, and no man’s wit Can well direct him where to look for it. And freely men confess that this world’s spent, When in the planets and the firmament, They seek so many new. . ’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.

Philip Grierson (Rome: British School at Rome, 1956). Kent, F. , A Floventine Patvician and his Palace (London: Warburg Institute, 1981). IUapisch-Zuber, Christiane, Women,Family and Ritual in Renaissance Italy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985). IUein, Robert and Zerner, Henri, Italian A v t 1500-1600 (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1966). Machiavelli, Niccol6, The Pvince, trans. Mark Musa (New Yorlz: St. Martin’s Press, 1964). __ , Letteve, ed. Franco Gaeta (Milan: Feltrinelli, 1981).

S. Among these intellectual giants were the humanists Cristoforo Landino and Angelo Poliziano; the philosophers Joannes Argyropulos and Marsilio Ficino; the natural scientist Paolo Toscanelli; the poets Luigi Pulci and Lorenzo de’ Medici. Guicciardini himself was just beginning his 32 GENE BRUCKER career as lawyer, diplomat, and historian, as was his younger friend and compatriot, Niccolh Machiavelli. While an earlier generation of renowned artists (the painters Masaccio, Uccello, Fra Angelico; the sculptors Donatello and Ghiberti; the architects Brunelleschi, Alberti, Michelozzo) had died, their successors continued the grand Florentine tradition begun by Giotto and Arnolfo di Cambio.

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