Bibliographic Details

A history of Florence 1200-1575 / John M. Najemy.

Author / Creator Najemy, John M., 1943-
Imprint Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Description 1 online resource ( xi, 515 pages) : illustrations, maps
Language English
Subject HISTORY.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- 1421-1737.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- To 1421.
Florence (Italie) -- Histoire -- 1421-1737.
Florence (Italie) -- Histoire -- Jusqu'à 1421.
Italy -- Florence.
Florenz
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12041788
ISBN 9780470754870
0470754877
9781405178464
1405178469
1280850957
9781280850950
9781405119542
1405119543
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other form Print version: Najemy, John M., 1943- History of Florence 1200-1575. Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006 9781405119542 1405119543
Standard no. 10.1002/9780470754870
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Maps
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Elite Families
  • Lineages
  • Knighthood and Feuds
  • Political Alignments and Factions
  • Culture and Religion
  • 2. The Popolo
  • Definitions
  • Guilds
  • Culture and Education: Notaries
  • Religion
  • Critique of Elite Misrule
  • 3. Early Conflicts of Elite and Popolo
  • Before 1250
  • Primo Popolo
  • Angevin Alliance
  • Priorate of the Guilds
  • Second Popolo and the Ordinances of Justice
  • Elite Resurgence: Black and White Guelfs
  • 4. Domestic Economy and Merchant Empires to 1340
  • Population: City and Contado
  • Textiles, Building, and Provisioning
  • Merchant Companies and the Mercanzia
  • Taxation and Public Finances
  • 5. The Fourteenth-Century Dialogue of Power
  • Elite Dominance, 1310-40
  • Crisis of the 1340s and the Third Popular Government
  • Funded Public Debt and Bankruptcies
  • Elite Recovery and Popular Reaction
  • War against the Church
  • 6. Revolution and Realignment
  • WorkersÆ Economic Conditions
  • The Ciompi Revolution
  • The Last Guild Government
  • Counterrevolution
  • Fear of the Working Classes
  • Consensus Politics
  • 7. War, Territorial Expansion, and the Transformation of Political Discourse
  • First Visconti Wars
  • Territorial Dominion: The Conquest of Pisa
  • Civic Humanism
  • The Civic Family
  • 8. Family and State in the Age of Consensus
  • The Family Imaginary
  • Households, Marriage, Dowries
  • Women, Property, Inheritance
  • Children, Hospitals, Charity
  • Policing Sodomy
  • 9. Fateful Embrace: The Emergence of the Medici
  • A New Style of Leadership
  • Fiscal Crisis and the Catasto
  • CosimoÆs Money and Friends
  • Showdown
  • 10. The Medici and the Ottimati: A Partnership of Conflict
  • Part I. Cosimo and Piero
  • Institutional Controls
  • External Supports: Papacy and Sforza Milan
  • CosimoÆs Coup
  • The Ottimati Challenge Piero
  • 11. The Luxury Economy and Art Patronage
  • Poverty and Wealth
  • Public and Private Patronage
  • Family Commemoration and Self-Fashioning
  • 12. The Medici and the Ottimati: A Partnership of Conflict
  • Part II. Lorenzo
  • LorenzoÆs Elders
  • LorenzoÆs Volterra Massacre
  • Pazzi Conspiracy and War
  • The (Insecure) Prince in All but Name
  • Building a Dynasty
  • 13. Reinventing the Republic
  • French Invasion and Expulsion of the Medici
  • The Great Council
  • SavonarolaÆs Holy Republic
  • Domestic Discord and Dominion Crises
  • Soderini, MachiavelliÆs Militia, and Pisa
  • 14. Papal Overlords
  • The Cardinal and a Controversial Marriage
  • Fall of the Republic and Return of the Medici
  • A Regime Adrift
  • Aristocratic and Popular Republicanisms
  • The Nascent Principate
  • 15. The Last Republic and the Medici Duchy
  • Revolution
  • Siege
  • Imposition of a New Order
  • Ducal Government
  • Finances and Economy
  • Courtly and Cultural Discipline
  • Victor and Vanquished
  • Epilogue: Remembrance of Things Past
  • Index