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By Guido Ruggiero

ISBN-10: 0470751622

ISBN-13: 9780470751626

ISBN-10: 1405157836

ISBN-13: 9781405157834

This quantity brings jointly probably the most interesting renaissance students to signify new methods of wondering the interval and to set a brand new sequence of agendas for Renaissance scholarship.

  • Overturns the concept that it used to be a interval of ecu cultural triumph and highlights the unfavourable in addition to the confident.
  • Looks on the Renaissance from a global, in place of simply eu, standpoint.
  • Views the Renaissance from views except simply the cultural elite.
  • Gender, intercourse, violence, and cultural heritage are built-in into the analysis.

Chapter 1 The Italian Renaissance (pages 21–38): Gene Brucker
Chapter 2 the ecu Renaissance (pages 39–54): Randolph Starn
Chapter three The Renaissance and the center East (pages 55–69): Linda T. Darling
Chapter four The Renaissance global from the West (pages 70–87): Matthew Restall
Chapter five The old Geography of the Renaissance (pages 88–103): Peter Burke
Chapter 6 Governments and Bureaucracies (pages 104–123): Edward Muir
Chapter 7 Honor, legislations, and customized in Renaissance Europe (pages 124–138): James R. Farr
Chapter eight Violence and its keep an eye on within the overdue Renaissance: An Italian version (pages 139–155): Gregory Hanlon
Chapter nine Manners, Courts, and Civility (pages 156–171): Robert Muchembled
Chapter 10 kinfolk and extended family within the Renaissance global (pages 172–187): Joanne M. Ferraro
Chapter eleven Gender (pages 188–207): Elissa B. Weaver
Chapter 12 the parable of Renaissance Individualism (pages 208–224): John Jeffries Martin
Chapter thirteen Social Hierarchies: the higher sessions (pages 225–242): Matthew Vester
Chapter 14 Social Hierarchies: The reduce sessions (pages 243–258): James S. Amelang
Chapter 15 instruments for the improvement of the ecu economic climate (pages 259–278): Karl Appuhn
Chapter sixteen fiscal Encounters and the 1st phases of a global economic system (pages 279–295): John A. Marino
Chapter 17 The Subcultures of the Renaissance international (pages 297–315): David C. Gentilcore
Chapter 18 excessive tradition (pages 316–332): Ingrid D. Rowland
Chapter 19 non secular Cultures (pages 333–348): R. Po?Chia Hsia
Chapter 20 artwork (pages 334–365): Loren Partridge
Chapter 21 Literature (pages 366–383): James Grantham Turner
Chapter 22 Political rules (pages 384–402): John M. Najemy
Chapter 23 The medical Renaissance (pages 403–424): William Eamon
Chapter 24 Plague, disorder, and starvation (pages 425–443): Mary Lindemann
Chapter 25 Renaissance Bogeymen: the mandatory Monsters of the Age (pages 444–459): Linda Woodbridge
Chapter 26 Violence and battle within the Renaissance international (pages 460–474): Thomas F. Arnold
Chapter 27 Witchcraft and Magic (pages 475–490): Guido Ruggiero
Chapter 28 The Illicit Worlds of the Renaissance (pages 491–505): Ian Frederick Moulton

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Their testaments, their funerary chapels, their bequests to charity, their participation in liturgical ceremonies and religious processions, all testified to the power and relevance of their faith, which was a fundamental force in their lives. The Burckhardtian concept of Renaissance individualism has been one of the most influential themes in his analysis. He believed that the unique historical conditions in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century Italy had fostered the creation of a new type of man: free and independent, detached from the traditional social and psychological bonds of kinship and solidarity; above all, self-conscious,acutely aware of himself and his world, and capable of ordering and controlling his life.

And not only in Italy, but everywhere in Europe, new men were emerging to challenge the old elites, whether aristocratic or ecclesiastical. One can see this rising tide of new men at every social level and in every profession; for example, in the Roman papacy where in the fifteenth century a cluster of new men from new families were elected to the Holy See, several of them having humanist training. The rise of humanism as a cultural movement was thus due in significant part to the perception of its relevance to contemporary concerns, and to its special attraction to newly emerging elites.

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