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  • The Dance of Death in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe

    Environmental Stress, Mortality and Social Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Kiss, Kathleen Pribyl

    This volume investigates environmental and political crisis that occurred in Europe during the late Middle Ages and the early Modern Period, and considers their effects on people’s lives. At this time, the fragile human existence was imagined as a ‘Dance of Death’, where anyone regardless of social…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the Italian Renaissance.   This edited collection…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 

  • The Borgia Family

    Rumor and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Mara DeSilva

    The Borgia Family explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the Borgia family, their notoriety, and persistence and reinvention in the popular imagination. The book balances studies focusing on early modern observations of the Borgias and studies deconstructing later…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 

  • The Social Fabric of Fifteenth-Century Florence

    Identities and Change in the World of Second-Hand Dealers, 1st Edition

    By Alessia Meneghin

    The Arte dei rigattieri (merchants of second-hand goods in Florence) have never been ​​the subject of a systematic study, even in scholarship devoted to the history of trades. Underpinned by a large collection of archival material, this book analyzes the social life and economic activity of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • A History of Siena

    From its Origins to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Mario Ascheri, Bradley Franco

    A History of Siena provides a concise and up-to-date biography of the city, from its ancient and medieval development up to the present day, and makes Siena’s history, culture, and traditions accessible to anyone studying or visiting the city. Well informed by archival research and recent…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Dynastic Change

    Legitimacy and Gender in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Maria S.A. Rodrigues, Manuela Santos Silva, Jonathan W. Spangler

    Dynastic Change: Legitimacy and Gender in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy examines the strategies for change and legitimacy in monarchies in the medieval and early modern eras. Taking a broadly comparative approach, Dynastic Change explores the mechanisms employed as well as theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • The Rise of Academic Architectural Education

    The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Griffin

    Academic architectural education started with the inauguration of the Académie d'Architecture on 3 December 1671 in France. It was the first institution to be devoted solely to the study of architecture, and its school was the first dedicated to the explicit training of architectural students. The…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • The World of the Italian Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By E. R. Chamberlin

    Originally published in 1982, this book tackles the underlying problem of what is meant by ‘the Renaissance’ and outlines those social, economic and topographical factors which triggered it off. It covers a number of subjects, the family, war, trade, religion and art but recognizing that the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • The Women of the Medici

    1st Edition

    By Yvonne Maguire

    When this book was first published in 1927 there was a dearth of material written in English about the leading women of Florence at the time of the Renaissance. This volume, based primarily on their own letters, filled that gap. As well as discussing the characters and domestic life of these…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • Princes of the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By Orville Prescott

    Originally published in 1970, this book offered a fresh look at the triumph and turmoil of the Renaissance by examining the lives and power of the princes of Italy, who ruled the many independent states and who dominated the society which nurtured the Renaissance painters, sculptors, writers and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • Renaissance and Revolution

    The Remaking of European Thought, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Anthony Mazzeo

    Originally published in 1967, this book discusses some key writers of the Renaissance: Machiavelli, Castiglione, Bacon and Hobbes and compares their work by relating it that of others in England and elsewhere. Chapters on Bacon contain references to Galileo and Descartes; the chapter on Castiglione…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

  • The French Renaissance and Its Heritage

    Essays Presented to Alan Boase, 1st Edition

    Edited by D. R. Haggis

    Originally published in 1968 this collection of essays is authored by scholars from the UK, Europe and the U. S. A. and covers Renaissance art, prose and poetry including discussions on the work of Montaigne, Rabelais, Flaubert and Baudelaire.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge Library Editions: The Renaissance

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