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Beyond Florence: The Contours of Medieval and Early Modern Italy

Beyond Florence The Contours of Medieval and Early Modern Italy For many years English language scholarship on late medieval and early modern Italy was largely dominated by work on Florence as a city culture and economic and political entity During the past few

For many years English language scholarship on late medieval and early modern Italy was largely dominated by work on Florence as a city, culture, and economic and political entity During the past few decades, however, scholarship has moved well beyond the Florentine model to explore the diversity of Italian urban and provincial life the many Italies that stretched froFor many years English language scholarship on late medieval and early modern Italy was largely dominated by work on Florence as a city, culture, and economic and political entity During the past few decades, however, scholarship has moved well beyond the Florentine model to explore the diversity of Italian urban and provincial life the many Italies that stretched from the Apennines to the Mediterranean This volume brings together a group of sixteen urban, social, religious, and economic historians of late medieval and early modern Italy whose work reflects this shift, and illustrates some of the significant new research directions of the field At the volume s core are questions important to all historians of late medieval and early modern Europe What does the new work on Italy beyond Florence have to say about the traditional definition of the Renaissance, a definition that made Florence its paradigmatic expression What new questions about the period in general have emerged as a result of decentering the Renaissance How has the effort to view Florence in a wider set of Italian and Mediterranean political and economic networks shed new light on the history of city states And how has this work led to a reexamination of the continuities connecting the late medieval world to the early modern period In exploring the contours of Italy from the eleventh through the seventeenth centuries, the volume creates a land

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