The humanist world of Renaissance Florence /

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Author / Creator:Maxson, Brian, 1978-
Imprint:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Description:x, 301 pages ; 24 cm
Language:English
Subject:Humanism -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Florence.
Humanism.
Renaissance.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- 1421-1737
Italy -- Florence.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9913950
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ISBN:9781107043916 (hardback : alk. paper)
1107043913 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781107619647 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1107619645 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-281) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: a social conception of the humanist movement
  • Learned connections and the humanist movement
  • Literary and social humanists
  • The social origins of the Florentine humanists
  • The humanist demands of ritual
  • Failure of the literary humanists or literary failure of the civic humanists?
  • The rise of the social humanists, 1400-1455
  • Humanism as a means to social status, 1456-1485.