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Published: 06 March 2008

224 Pages | 1 halftone, 1 line illustration


ISBN: 9780199204489

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Guardians of Republicanism

The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Mark Jurdjevic

  • Explores the history of Renaissance Florence through a focus on the influential Valori family
  • Adds new material to background and context of key Renaissance figures - Ficino, Savonarola, and Machiavelli
  • Illuminates the practical ends to which classical political theory was made to serve by Renaissance politicians

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