Venice reconsidered : the history and civilization of an Italian city-state, 1297-1797 / edited by John Martin and Dennis Romano.

The essays in Venice Reconsidered offer a dynamic portrait of Venice from the establishment of the Republic at the end of the thirteenth century to its fall to Napoleon in 1797. In contrast to earlier efforts to categorize Venice's politics as strictly republican and its society as rigidly trip...

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Other Authors: Martin, John Jeffries, 1951-, Romano, Dennis, 1951-
Format: Electronic
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Reconsidering Venice / John Martin adn Dennis Romano
  • Toward an ecological understanding of the myth of Venice / Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan
  • The Serrata of the Great Council and Venetian society, 1286-1323 / Gerhard Rösch
  • Hard times and ducal radiance : Andrea Dandolo and the construction of the ruler in fourteenth-century Venice / Debra Pincus
  • Was there republicanism in the Rensaissance republics? Venice after Agnadello / Edward Muir
  • Confronting new realities : Venice and the Peace of Bologna, 1530 / Elisabeth G. Gleason
  • "A plot discover'd?" Myth, legend, and the "Spanish" conspiracy against Venice in 1618 / Richard Mackenney
  • Opera, festivity, and spectacle in "revolutionary" Venice : phantasms of time and history / Martha Feldman
  • Identity and ideology in Renaissance Venice : the third Serrata / Stanley Chojnacki
  • Behind the walls : the material culture of Venetian elites / Patricia Fortini Brown
  • Elite citizens / James S. Grubb
  • Veronese's high altarpiece for San Sebastiano : a patrician commission for a counter reformation church / Peter Humfrey
  • Early modern Venice as a center of information and communication / Peter Burke
  • Toward a social history of women in Venice : from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment / Federica Ambrosini
  • Slave redemption in Venice, 1585-1797 / Robert C. Davis
  • The creation of Venetian historiography / Claudio Povolo.