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The Italian Renaissance:
Culture and Society in Italy (Second Edition)
Peter Burke

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction1
Pt. IThe Problem
1The Arts in Renaissance Italy13
2The Historians: The Discovery of Social and Cultural History27
Pt. IIThe Arts in their Milieu
3Artists and Writers43
4Patrons and Clients89
5The Uses of Works of Art125
6Taste145
7Iconography165
Pt. IIIThe Wider Society
8Worldviews: Some Dominant Traits181
9The Social Framework209
10Cultural and Social Change235
11Comparisons and Conclusions248
AppThe Creative Elite257
Bibliography259
Index293

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