By Guido Ruggiero
This quantity brings jointly one of the most interesting 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 used to be a interval of eu cultural triumph and highlights the adverse in addition to the confident.
- Looks on the Renaissance from a global, in preference to simply ecu, point of view.
- Views the Renaissance from views except simply the cultural elite.
- Gender, intercourse, violence, and cultural background are built-in into the analysis.
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 historic 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 regulate within the overdue 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 decrease periods (pages 243–258): James S. Amelang
Chapter 15 instruments for the improvement of the ecu financial system (pages 259–278): Karl Appuhn
Chapter sixteen monetary Encounters and the 1st phases of an international 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 paintings (pages 334–365): Loren Partridge
Chapter 21 Literature (pages 366–383): James Grantham Turner
Chapter 22 Political rules (pages 384–402): John M. Najemy
Chapter 23 The medical Renaissance (pages 403–424): William Eamon
Chapter 24 Plague, disorder, and starvation (pages 425–443): Mary Lindemann
Chapter 25 Renaissance Bogeymen: the required Monsters of the Age (pages 444–459): Linda Woodbridge
Chapter 26 Violence and struggle within the Renaissance global (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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