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  • The Day the Renaissance Was Savedby Niccolo Capponi; Andre Naffis-Sahely

    Melville House 2015; US$ 26.95

    It was a battle that change the course of history, and was immortalized in a massive painting by Leonardo da Vinci that was thought lost for centuries . . . until now.    On a sweltering day in June 1440, near the Tuscan town of Anghiari, the simmering conflict among Italy?s principal powers exploded into a battle whereby Florence and the papal... more...

  • Rural Society and Economic Change in County Durhamby A.T. Brown

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    A regional study of landed society in the transition between the late medieval and early modern period. more...

  • Myths of Veniceby David Rosand

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Over the course of several centuries, Venice fashioned and refined a portrait of itself that responded to and exploited historical circumstance. Never conquered and taking its enduring independence as a sign of divine favor, free of civil strife and proud of its internal stability, Venice broadcast the image of itself as the Most Serene Republic, an... more...

  • The Poetry of Placeby Louisa MacKenzie

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; Not Available

    In The Poetry of Place , Louisa Mackenzie reveals and analyzes the cultural history of French paysage through her study of lyric poetry and its connections with landscape painting, cartography, and land use history. more...

  • Middleton and Rowleyby David Nicol

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; Not Available

    This first full-length study of Middleton and Rowley uses their plays to propose a new model for the study of collaborative authorship in early modern English drama. more...

  • Cervantes, Literature and the Discourse of Politicsby Anthony J. Cascardi

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; Not Available

    Cervantes, Literature, and the Discourse of Politics convincingly re-engages the ancient roots of political theory in modern literature by situating Cervantes within a long line of political thinkers. more...

  • The Protestant Whoreby Alison Conway

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2010; Not Available

    The Protestant Whore reveals the recurring connection between sexual impropriety and religious heterodoxy in Restoration thought, and Nell Gwyn, writ large as the nation's Protestant Whore, is shown to be a significant figure of sexual, political, and religious controversy. more...

  • Strangers in Bloodby Jean E. Feerick

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2010; Not Available

    Strangers in Blood explores, in a range of early modern literature, the association between migration to foreign lands and the moral and physical degeneration of individuals. more...

  • Jews and Magic in Medici Florenceby Edward L. Goldberg

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; Not Available

    Edward Goldberg reveals the dramas of daily life behind the scenes in the Pitti Palace and in the narrow byways of the Florentine Ghetto, using thousands of new documents from the Medici Granducal Archive. more...

  • Unruly Womenby Margaret E. Boyle

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; Not Available

    In the first in-depth study of the interconnected relationships among public theatre, custodial institutions, and women in early modern Spain, Margaret E. Boyle explores the contradictory practices of rehabilitation enacted by women both on and off stage. more...