Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2016

240 Pages

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9781784993443

Bookseller Code (06)

Ephemeral city

Cheap print and urban culture in Renaissance Venice

Rosa Salzberg

Published by Manchester University Press

  • New in Paperback
  • 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
  • An important study in the history of communication, demonstrating the dynamic interaction of print with manuscript and oral cultures in this period
  • Offers a fresh perspective on Italian Renaissance culture, demonstrating the interactions of elite and popular social and cultural sphere
  • Provides a more inclusive and comprehensive understanding of Venetian culture and urban life at the peak of the city's power and creativity