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Popular Government and Oligarchy in Renaissance Italy (Medieval Mediterranean)

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Popular Government and Oligarchy in Renaissance Italy (Medieval Mediterranean) by Shaw (Author), C. (Author) ISBN Cited by: 9. This book is an examination of the nature of the governments of towns and cities, great and small, in Renaissance Italy, and of why oligarchic regimes were becoming increasingly prevalent.

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Popular Government and Oligarchy in Renaissance Italy. The Medieval Mediterranean: Peoples, Economies and Cultures, – Leiden: Brill.

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Among her many publications on Renaissance Italy are Popular Government and Oligarchy in Renaissance Italy (Brill, ), and (with Michael Mallett), The Italian Wars (). Table of contents.

A very efficient form of government consisting of a ruling assembly of merchants and bankers in Venice was the Great Council One of the most powerful political families in Italy was the Medici family. 11 Popular Government, Government of the Ottimati, and the Languages of Politics: Concord and Discord () Giorgio Tamba 9 From One Conflict to Another (13thth Centuries) Giuliano Milani 10 Libertas, Oligarchy, Papacy: Government in the Quattrocento Tommaso Duranti 11 Popular Government All interested in medieval and.

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This book, first published inprovides a systematic analysis of the role of exiles in the political life of fifteenth. IN THE EARLY ITALIAN RENAISSANCE * in his definitions of the nature of "popular government," "oligarchy," and "despotism" during the Trecento, although even in that respect his essay makes a stimulating beginning.

In order to understand the historical role of statute books during the 's-that is, under oligarchic regimes. Popular Government and Oligarchy in Renaissance Italy: Shaw, Dr Christine: Books - or: Dr Christine Shaw.

Popular Government and Oligarchy in Renaissance Italy avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5(10). Novelist, broadcaster and critic Sarah Dunant is the author of eight novels. Her latest, The Birth of Venus, is a tale of art, passion and politics set in Renaissance an review of.

The Italian communes employ powerful leaders, or signori, in a trend which leads away from oligarchy and towards princely rule The bankers of northern Italy develop a method of accountancy - double-entry book-keeping - which will have lasting significance Perspective fascinates Italian Renaissance painters after the publication of.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The ascent of communes --The early commune and its nobility --The commune around --Popolo and popular commune --The end of the popular commune --The course of urban values --Despotism: signories --The course of political feeling --Oligarchy: renaissance republics --Economic trends and attitudes --Humanism: a program for ruling classes.

Popular government and oligarchy in Renaissance Italy / by: Shaw, Christine. Published: () The Medici: citizens and masters / Published: ().

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In his book The Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance: Civic Humanism and Republican Liberty in an Age of Classicism and Tyranny he argued that Florence was a beacon of Western freedom, whereas Milan, ruled by the tyrannical Visconti family, was an ultimately perverse power.

In the heated post-World War II debate and in the wake of its. The identification of the Italian signorie with despotism seems instead to have been a consequence of 19th-century scholarship: anachronistically superimposing contemporary value judgements on Renaissance politics, John Addington Symonds’ Renaissance in Italy: The Age of the Despots (London, ) and Samuel G.

Middlemore’s translation. In the typology of Plato’s Republic, Venice is an oligarchy, “a constitution according to property, in which the rich govern and the poor man has no share in government,” “the rule of the few, constitution full of many evils.” This oligarchy has a residue of timocracy, of rule based on honor.

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unavailable. Notify me. A modern example of oligarchy, based on race, could be seen during the twentieth century in South Africa in the apartheid system, which became official government policy in and lasted until the democratic election of a government dominated by the black majority in The Italian writers Boccaccio, Pico, and Niccolo Machiavelli were able to distribute their works much more easily and cheaply because of the rise of the printed book.

Alas, the Italian Renaissance could not last forever, and beginning in with the French invasion of Italian land Italy was plagued by the presence of foreign powers vying for. Among her many publications on Renaissance Italy are Popular Government and Oligarchy in Renaissance Italy (Brill, ), and (with Michael Mallett), The Italian Wars ().

Product details. Series: History of Warfare (Book ) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Brill (Octo )Format: Hardcover.

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Signoria, (Italian: “lordship”), in the medieval and Renaissance Italian city-states, a government run by a signore (lord, or despot) that replaced republican institutions either by force or by agreement.

It was the characteristic form of government in Italy from the middle of the 13th century until the beginning of. 10 Libertas, Oligarchy, Papacy: Government in the Quattrocento â Tommaso Duranti; 11 Popular Government, Government of the Ottimati, and the Languages of Politics: Concord and Discord () â Angela De Benedictis; 12 Making of an Oligarchy: The Ruling Classes of Bologna â.

Cases studied in this book include the United States, ancient Athens and Rome, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, medieval Venice and Siena, mafia commissions in the United States and Italy, feuding Appalachian families and early chiefs cum oligarchs dating from BCE.

Any discussion about the state in Renaissance politics must begin with Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt’s claim in his work Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien that fifteenth-century Italian intellectuals and politicians created a new sort of polity, “the state as a work of art.” By this expression, undoubtedly of Hegelian origin, Burckhardt pointed to the creativity and energy.-because rivals among powerful families were within the oligarchy, Italian communes were politically unstable.

Medici -his book was about the summary of humanist ideas and human capacity The Renaissance Italian states established sophisticated diplomatic institutions that became a model for other European states.

Types of Government in Ancient Greece Oligarchy In an oligarchy government, the power to make decisions is in the hands of two to three rich men, usually called oligarchs or kings.

The word oligarchy comes from the Greek root words oligos (which means “few”) and arkhein (which means “rule”). Between about B.C.E. and B.C.E., most.