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By Eric R Dursteler

The sector of Venetian reports has skilled an important enlargement lately, and the spouse to Venetian heritage, 1400-1797 presents a unmarried quantity review of the newest advancements. it truly is geared up thematically and covers a number issues together with political tradition, economic system, faith, gender, artwork, literature, track, and the surroundings. each one bankruptcy presents a large yet accomplished ancient and historiographical assessment of the present country and destiny instructions of analysis. The spouse to Venetian historical past, 1400-1797 represents a brand new aspect of reference for the following iteration of scholars of early glossy Venetian stories, in addition to extra extensively for students engaged on all points of the early sleek world.
Contributors are Alfredo Viggiano, Benjamin Arbel, Michael Knapton, Claudio Povolo, Luciano Pezzolo, Anna Bellavitis, Anne Schutte, Guido Ruggiero, Benjamin Ravid, Silvana Seidel Menchi, Cecilia Cristellon, David D’Andrea, Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan, Wolfgang Wolters, Dulcia Meijers, Massimo Favilla, Ruggero Rugolo, Deborah Howard, Linda Carroll, Jonathan Glixon, Paul Grendler, Edward Muir, William Eamon, Edoardo Demo, Margaret King, Mario Infelise, Margaret Rosenthal and Ronnie Ferguson.

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139 ff. 30 elisabeth crouzet-pavan history has often been analyzed. Describing the early conquests in the Trevisan, Pierre Daru (1807–90) concludes: This was the first establishment of the Venetians on the continent. This conquest of Trevisan produced a revolution in their political system, opened a new career for their ambition, gave them two hundred years of war, and repeatedly put their republic in extreme peril. 11 In the work of this author, an admirer of economic liberalism, the concern for the defense and illustration of the merchant bourgeoisie accuses the traditional condemnation of the famous continental about-face.

Lellia Cracco Ruggini, Massimiliano Pavan, Giorgio Cracco, and Gherardo Ortalli, pp. xiii–xvii. 51 N. S. Davidson, “ ‘In Dialogue with the Past’: Venetian Research from the 1960s to the 1990s,” Bulletin of the Society for Renaissance Studies 15 (1997), 13–15. introduction 19 of departure for Venetian scholars. The popular fascination with Venice was satiated by John Julius Norwich’s A History of Venice, a fine enough treatment of Venetian history in the political and diplomatic narrative tradition.

49 Modeled on Treccani’s Storia di Milano (1953–62), the project had its genesis in a series of conversations involving the most influential Italian scholars of Venice of the day. ” Their objective, then, was to “surpass” all previous histories of Venice in scale and historiographical currency and produce the definitive history of Venice for this generation. This was to be accomplished by an in-depth tracing of the trajectory of Venetian history, from its origins to the present day, focusing not just on the city itself, but placed within the broader context of its relationship to the landed and maritime components of its state.

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