The French Descent into Renaissance Italy, 1494–95

The French Descent into Renaissance Italy, 1494–95

The French invasion of Italy under Charles VIII in 1494-95 has long been seen as inaugurating a new and wretched era in Italian history. The present volume, the work of an international team of contributors, seeks to question that assumption by focusing anew on the intricate politics of Renaissance Italy and the long history of Angevin attempts to impose their rule in southern Italy. It was later invasions, it is argued, that did most to reshape the politics of the Italian peninsula. These studies also look at social and economic effects of the French invasion, as well as its cultural aspects, not least the impact of Renaissance culture in France itself. Combining survey papers and research articles, this volume presents a new introduction to the history of late 15th-century Italy. The appendix, listing the Ilardi collection of microfilms, will also provide an invaluable guide to the diplomatic history of the era.


Author
Publisher Routledge
Release Date
ISBN 1351889338
Pages 512 pages
Rating 4/5 (39 users)

More Books:

The French Descent into Renaissance Italy, 1494–95
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: David Abulafia
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge

The French invasion of Italy under Charles VIII in 1494-95 has long been seen as inaugurating a new and wretched era in Italian history. The present volume, the
The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany
Language: en
Pages: 515
Authors: Charles Edmund Maurice
Categories: Austria
Type: BOOK - Published: 1887 - Publisher:

The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: C. Edmund Maurice
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-15 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Reproduction of the original: The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy by C. Edmund Maurice
Proceedings
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Scotland free church, gen. assembly
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1874 - Publisher:

Travels Through Italy
Language: en
Pages: 403
Authors: Charles-Marguerite-Jean-Baptiste Mercier Dupaty
Categories: Italy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1788 - Publisher:

Remarks on Several Parts of Italy
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Joseph Addison
Categories: Italy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1761 - Publisher:

Remarks on Several Parts of Italy ... The fifth edition
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Joseph Addison
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1736 - Publisher:

Remarks on Several Parts of Italy, &c
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Joseph Addison
Categories: Italy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1753 - Publisher:

The Late Genoese Insurrection Defended
Language: en
Pages: 44
Authors: Giuseppe Mazzini
Categories: Genoa (Italy)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1858 - Publisher:

Remarks on Several Parts of Italy, &c. in the years 1701, 1702, 1703
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Joseph Addison
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1718 - Publisher: