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Venice's Most Loyal City

Civic Identity in Renaissance Brescia

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$55.00 • £47.95 • €50.95

ISBN 9780674051201

Publication Date: 11/01/2010


374 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 halftones

Villa I Tatti > I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History


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  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • I. Myth and History
    • 1. Regional States and Civic Identity
    • 2. The Myths of Brescia
  • II. Politics
    • 3. Privilege, Power, and Politics
    • 4. Forming an Urban Oligarchy
  • III. Religion, Ritual, and Civic Identity
    • 5. Space, Ritual, and Identity
    • 6. Civic Religion and Reform
    • 7. Puritanism and the Social Order
  • IV. Cooperation and Conflict
    • 8. A Funerary Fracas
    • 9. Jewish Life
    • 10. Witches
  • V. Crisis and Recovery
    • 11. Disloyal Brescia
    • 12. Venice and the Recovery of Power
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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