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Title The Italian renaissance state [electronic resource] / edited by Andrea Gamberini and Isabella Lazzarini. [electronic resource]

Imprint Cambridge [Eng.] : Cambridge University Press, 2012 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)

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 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (33 entries) : 2 images, digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part I The Italian states -- 1 The kingdom of Sicily / Fabrizio Titone -- 2 The kingdom of Naples / Francesco Senatore -- 3 The kingdom of Sardinia and Corsica / Olivetta Schena -- 4 The papal state / Sandro Carocci -- 5 Tuscan states: Florence and Siena / Lorenzo Tanzini -- 6 Ferrara and Mantua / Trevor Dean -- 7 Venice and the Terraferma / Michael Knapton -- 8 Lombardy under the Visconti and the Sforza / Federico Del Tredici -- 9 The feudal principalities: the west (Monferrato, Saluzzo, Savoy and Savoy/Acaia) / Alessandro Barbero -- 10 The feudal principalities: the east (Trent, Bressanone/Brixen, Aquileia, Tyrol and Gorizia) / Marco Bellabarba -- 11 Genoa / Christine Shaw --
Part II Themes and perspectives -- 12 The collapse of city/states and the role of urban centres in the new political geography of Renaissance Italy / Francesco Somaini -- 13 The rural communities / Massimo Della Misericordia -- 14 Lordships, fiefs and 'small states' / Federica Cengarle -- 15 Factions and parties: problems and perspectives / Marco Gentile -- 16 States, orders and social distinction / E. Igor Mineo -- 17 Women and the state / Serena Ferente -- 18 Offices and officials / Guido Castelnuovo -- 19 Public written records / Gian Maria Varanini -- 20 The language of politics and the process of state/building: approaches and interpretations / Andrea Gamberini -- 21 Renaissance diplomacy / Isabella Lazzarini -- 22 Regional states and economic development / Franco Franceschi And Luca Mola -- 23 The papacy and the Italian states / Giorgio Chittolini -- 24 Justice / Andrea Zorzi.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary This magisterial study offers a revised account of the complex political history of Renaissance Italy. Its team of leading international scholars reinvigorates the place of politics in Renaissance historiography, identifying the period as a pivotal moment in the history of the state in Europe.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject State, The -- History.
City-states -- Italy -- History.
Renaissance -- Italy.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 1268-1559.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Gamberini, Andrea.
Lazzarini, Isabella.
Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: 1107010128 9781107010123 (DLC) 2011033925 xiii, 634 p. : 1 map
ISBN 9781780348315 (online)
9781107010123 (hardback)

 
    
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