Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 December 2021

288 Pages | 15 black and white figures/maps


ISBN: 9780192849472

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Popular Protest and Ideals of Democracy in Late Renaissance Italy

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

  • The first book to analyse popular protest across the Italian peninsula and the Venetian colonies during the early modern period, 1494 to 1559
  • Explores how democracy can change and persist under different regimes, contributing to our knowledge of the long history of democracy
  • Illuminates the history of war and its consequences from the civilian perspective
  • Draws on a vast array of contemporary documentation, such as chronicles, diaries, diplomatic dispatches and mercantile letters

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