Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

240 Pages | 14 Illustrations, black & white

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719087035

Bookseller Code (06)

Ephemeral city

Cheap print and urban culture in Renaissance Venice

Rosa Salzberg

Published by Manchester University Press

  • It illuminates a new side of one of Europe's largest printing industries of the period, and makes a significant contribution to the history of the impact of the press
  • It offers a fresh perspective on Italian Renaissance culture, demonstrating the interactions of elite and popular social and cultural sphere
  • It is an important study in the history of communication, demonstrating the dynamic interaction of print with manuscript and oral cultures in this period
  • It offers a more inclusive and comprehensive understanding of Venetian culture and urban life at the peak of the city's power and creativity