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Published: 27 July 2017

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780198797449

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Electing the Pope in Early Modern Italy, 1450-1700

Miles Pattenden

  • Offers a major re-assessment of the history of the early modern papacy
  • The first study of the politics of the early modern papacy in English
  • Discusses how an elite political group approached decision-making and problem-solving over a four-century period
  • Synthesizes recent scholarship on the papacy in Italian, French, Spanish, and German