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Author Bowd, Stephen D.
Title Venice's most loyal city : civic identity in Renaissance Brescia / Stephen D. Bowd.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DG975.B83 B69 2010    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DG975.B83 B69 2010    AVAILABLE  
Author Bowd, Stephen D.
Series I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history
I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history.
Subject Renaissance -- Italy -- Brescia.
City and town life -- Italy -- Brescia -- History.
Group identity -- Italy -- Brescia -- History.
Political culture -- Italy -- Brescia -- History.
Brescia (Italy) -- Relations -- Italy -- Venice.
Venice (Italy) -- Relations -- Italy -- Brescia.
Brescia (Italy) -- Social life and customs.
Brescia (Italy) -- Politics and government.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 697-1508.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1508-1797.
Description xii, 359 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Myth and history -- Regional states and civic identity -- The myths of Brescia -- Pt. 2. Politics. Privilege, power, and politics -- Forming an urban oligarchy -- Pt. 3. Religion, ritual, and civic identity -- Space, ritual, and identity -- Civic religion and reform -- Puritanism and the social order -- Pt. 4. Cooperation and conflict -- A funerary fracas -- Jewish life -- Witches -- Pt. 5. Crisis and recovery -- Disloyal Brescia -- Venice and the recovery of power.
ISBN 9780674051201 (alk. paper)
0674051203 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 555658543
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Acknowledgments 
PART ONEMyth and History 
1Regional States and Civic Identity3
2The Myths of Brescia27
PART TWOPolitics 
3Privilege, Power, and Politics47
4Forming an Urban Oligarchy65
PART THREEReligion, Ritual, and Civic Identity 
5Space, Ritual, and Identity83
6Civic Religion and Reform105
7Puritanism and the Social Order117
PART FOURCooperation and Conflict 
8A Funerary Fracas135
9Jewish Life157
10Witches174
PART FIVECrisis and Recovery 
11Disloyal Brescia195
12Venice and the Recovery of Power214
 Conclusion231
 Notes239
 Bibliography309
 Index347


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