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Published: 03 September 2015

338 Pages


ISBN: 9780198727415

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Communication and Conflict

Italian Diplomacy in the Early Renaissance, 1350-1520

Isabella Lazzarini

Oxford Studies in Medieval European History

  • The first major study of Renaissance diplomacy in 60 years
  • Situates and explains Renaissance Italian political history and culture in a European context
  • Considers how Italian diplomacy led to the spread of humanism and new modes of political thinking throughout Europe
  • Offers a multidisciplinary approach: political and institutional, cognitive and linguistic, material and spatial
  • Employs an unparalleled richness of literary, visual, and legal sources