The Renaissance in Italy : A Social and Cultural History of the Rinascimento Paperback / softback
This book offers a rich and exciting new way of thinking about the Italian Renaissance as both a historical period and a historical movement.
Guido Ruggiero's work is based on archival research and new insights of social and cultural history and literary criticism, with a special emphasis on everyday culture, gender, violence and sexuality.
The book offers a vibrant and relevant critical study of a period too long burdened by anachronistic and outdated ways of thinking about the past.
Familiar, yet alien; pre-modern, but suggestively post-modern; attractive and troubling, this book returns the Italian Renaissance to center stage in our past and in our historical analysis.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 648 pages, 3 Maps; 33 Halftones, unspecified
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Publication Date: 22/12/2014
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780521719384