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Author Bowd, Stephen D., author

Title Venice's most loyal city : civic identity in Renaissance Brescia / Stephen D. Bowd
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 359 pages) : illustrations, map
Series I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history
I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject City and town life -- Italy -- Brescia -- History.
Group identity -- Italy -- Brescia -- History.
Political culture -- Italy -- Brescia -- History.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Brescia.
Brescia (Italy) -- Politics and government.
Brescia (Italy) -- Relations -- Italy -- Venice.
Brescia (Italy) -- Social life and customs.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1508-1797.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 697-1508.
Venice (Italy) -- Relations -- Italy -- Brescia.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0674060563 (electronic bk.)
9780674060562 (electronic bk.)