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Author Shaw, Christine (Italian Renaissance historian), author

Title Isabella d'Este : a Renaissance princess / Christine Shaw
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Series Routledge historical biographies
Routledge historical biographies.
Contents Introduction: "Isabella d'Este, granddaughter and niece of Aragonese kings, daughter and sister of dukes of Ferrara, wife and mother of Gonzaga marquises" -- A child in Ferrara -- Wife and consort -- Always an Este -- Patron and collector -- The first lady -- The traveller -- The dowager
Summary "Isabella d'Este, Marchioness of Mantua (1474-1539), is one of the most studied figures of Renaissance Italy, as an epitome of Renaissance court culture, and as a woman having an unusually prominent role in the politics of her day. This biography provides a rounded account of the full range of her activities and interests, from her childhood to her final years as a dowager and considers Isabella d'Este not as an icon but as a woman of her time and place in the world"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Christine Shaw is an Associate Member of the History Faculty of the University of Oxford. Her research interests are centred on the political society of Renaissance Italy. Her major publications include Julius II: The Warrior Pope (1993); The Politics of Exile in Renaissance Italy (2000); Barons and Castellans: The Military Nobility of Renaissance Italy (2015); and The Italian Wars: War, State and Society in Early Modern Europe (2012; second edition 2019)
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Subject Isabella d'Este, consort of Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, 1474-1539.
Princesses -- Italy -- Biography.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Biography.
Women -- Political activity -- Italy -- History.
Italy -- Court and courtiers -- Biography.
Italy -- History -- 1492-1559.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018059199
ISBN 042940056X
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