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Published: 13 January 2005

344 Pages | 6 maps

ISBN: 9780198700395

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Italy in the Age of the Renaissance


Edited by John M. Najemy

Short Oxford History of Italy

  • Accessible treatment of themes by a team of leading specialists provides a perfect introduction to the latest thinking in the field without the need for extensive background knowledge.
  • Inclusion of recent research in social and political history helps present a new, wider picture of Italian history in this period than that provided by the more restricted traditional accounts.
  • Comprehensive treatment of all areas of Italy helps the reader to look beyond the traditional concentration on Florence and Venice.
  • Coverage of the thirteenth century helps the reader to understand the important and often neglected links between the Renaissance and the preceding medieval period.

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