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Author Black, Christopher (Christopher F.)

Title Early modern Italy : a social history / Christopher F. Black.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 279 pages) : maps.
Series Social history of Europe
Social history of Europe (Routledge (Firm))
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-265) and index.
Summary "Early Modern Italy: A Social History is a survey of society in Italy from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century - from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment." "Early Modern Italy covers the whole of the Italian peninsula from the Venetian Republic, Milan and Florence to Rome, Naples and the rural Italy of Calabria and Campagna." "Early Modern Italy is crucial to the understanding of the diversity, conflicts and incompatibilities from the past that still affect the stability and fragility of united Italy today."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Contents Disunited Italy -- Geography and demography -- The changing rural and urban economies -- The land and rural society -- The urban environment -- Urban society -- The family and household -- The social elites -- Social groupings and loyalties -- Parochial society -- Social tensions, control and amelioration -- Epilogue.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Italy -- Social conditions.
Italy -- Economic conditions.
Italy -- History -- 1492-1870.
Chronological Term 1492-1870
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Black, Christopher F. Early modern Italy. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001 0415109353 (DLC) 00055333 (OCoLC)44550525
ISBN 0203170156 (electronic bk.)
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