A Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797

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BRILL, Jul 11, 2013 - History - 992 pages
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The Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797 provides a single volume overview of the most recent developments. It is organized thematically and covers a range of topics including political culture, economy, religion, gender, art, literature, music, and the environment. Each chapter provides a broad but comprehensive historical and historiographical overview of the current state and future directions of research.
 

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Contents

A Brief Survey of Histories of Venice
1
Venice and Its Surroundings
25
Politics and Constitution
47
The Terraferma State
85
Venices Maritime Empire in the Early Modern Period
125
The Venetian Economy
255
Industry and Production In the Venetian Terraferma 15th18th Centuries
291
Family and Society
319
The Venetian Intellectual World
571
Venetian Literature and Publishing
615
Book Publishing and the Circulation of Information
651
Education in the Republic of Venice
675
Science and Medicine in Early Modern Venice
701
Venetian Architecture
743
Art in Venice 14001600
779
Venetian Art 16001797
811

Society and the Sexes in the Venetian Republic
353
Religious Life
379
Charity and Confraternities
421
Venice and its Minorities
449
The Anthropology of Venice
487
Social Control and Power Relationships in the Republic of Venice between the 16th and 18th Centuries
513
The Sexual Worlds of Renaissance Venice Revisited
543
A Historiographical Overview
865
Clothing Fashion Dress and Costume in Venice c14501650
889
Venetian Language
929
Appendix One
959
Appendix two
960
Index
961
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