The History and Civilization of an Italian City-state, 1297-1797
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Venice Reconsidered by John Jeffries Martin
Book DescriptionVenice Reconsidered offers a dynamic portrait of Venice from the establishment of the Republic at the end of the thirteenth century to its fall to Napoleon in 1797. In contrast to earlier efforts to categorize Venice's politics as strictly republican and its society as rigidly tripartite and hierarchical, the scholars in this volume present a more fluid and complex interpretation of Venetian culture. Drawing on a variety of disciplines-history, art history, and musicology-these essays present innovative variants of the myth of Venice-that nearly inexhaustible repertoire of stories Venetians told about themselves.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801873089
(235mm x 155mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Jeffries Martin
Renaissance World, Paperback (October 2008)
With an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses the history of ideas, political history, cultural history and art history, this title offers a survey of Europe in the Renaissance, from the late thirteenth to early seventeenth centuries, and shows how the Renaissance laid key foundations for many aspects of the modern world.
Heresy, Culture, and Religion in Early Modern Italy, Paperback (April 2006)
The study of the Italian reform movements challenges the traditional framework of Reformation and Counter Reformation that many scholars had previously used to approach the religious culture of Italy in the 16th and 17th century. This book offers an overview of some of the best work being done by scholars in both Italy and the US on this subject.
Venice's Hidden Enemies, Paperback (August 2003)» View all books by John Jeffries Martin
Martin's analysis, which explores the interconnections of religious beliefs and social experience, offers new perspectives on the Italian Reformation and demonstrates widespread persistent popular support for this reform of church and society well after the establishment of the Roman Inquisition in the 1540s.
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Author Biography - John Jeffries Martin
John Jeffries Martin, author of Venice's Hidden Enemies: Italian Heretics in a Renaissance City and editor of The Renaissance: Italy and Abroad, is a professor of history at Trinity University. Dennis Romano, author of Patricians and Popolani: The Social Foundations of the Venetian Renaissance State and Housecraft and Statecraft: Domestic Service in Renaissance Venice, 1400-1600, is a professor of history at Syracuse University.
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