Results 1 – 30 of Renaissance Florence by Brucker, Gene A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! Renaissance Florence. [Gene A Brucker]. The Civic World of Early Renaissance Florence Gene A. Brucker. Editions. Paperback. ISBN. pp. 6 x 9 1/4. Hardcover.

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Tenaissance times Brucker quotes writings from memoirs from the time but does not cite the book or pages. Yet for this academic structure, the book is not difficult. I am a historian and publish articles on a variety of topics and this book is suitable as a reference to Fiirenze’s art, architecture, and related items of the 15th century.

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This book chronicles the golden age of Florence, from the ‘s through the ‘s. The book is both narrative and analytical history, being a mixture of scholarship and anecdotes designed to keep a general reader amused but also respects the scholarship of academics by providing details and cogent arguments. He also includes another essay, Notes on Florentine Scholarship, where he declares his book was both a synthesis and an exploration of significant themes in the Florentine experience.


His treatment compares favorably with Hibberts book on the Medici, which covers much the same ground but with little or no use of primary sources. Brucker does an excellent job of using the ample primary source materials located in Florence itself: Books by Gene A.

Troy rated it really liked it Feb 01, This book is one of Norman F. Power, Money, and Ambition in the Italian Renaissance. He justifies this by saying there is more information on the urban aristocracy than there is about the lower strata.

The style is easy, but sometimes flat, and tends to repetition. Genr the Home Gift Guide. A rich history with interweaving subjects. No trivia or quizzes yet. Please enter the message. He acknowledges here again his major sources of scholarship, both old and recent. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.

Alana White rated it it was florencw Nov 22, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Great for those new to the study of Renaissance Florence, as well as those who have been into it for years.

This approach provides a cohesive portrait of the Florentian golden age without unduly emphasizing the bruvker and sculpture of the fiftteenth century.

Culture Epilogue Bibliography and Notes Index. Selected pages Title Page. Brucker Snippet view – University of California Press April 8, Language: I think this quality vene attributable to his reliance on primary, rather then secondary source material. English View all editions and formats. Renaissance — Italy — Florence. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Brucker does an excellent job of using the ample primary source materials located in Florence itself: Citations are based on reference standards.


User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. This book chronicles the golden age of Florence, from the ‘s through the ‘s.

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Lucky rated it really liked it Apr 14, Publisher Synopsis “There is no other book about Florence in this period which combines such a broad brucoer of archival sources.

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This is an “older” book, but a very useful reference to Renaissance Florence.