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Books Books 1 - 8 of about 8 citing Dressing Renaissance Florence: Families, Fortunes, and Fine Clothing. 

Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520-1580: Negotiating Power

Katherine A. McIver - Architecture - 2006 - 282 pages
Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art; she looks at women as collectors of precious material goods ...
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April Blood: Florence and the Plot against the Medici

Lauro Martines - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 320 pages
One of the world's leading historians of Renaissance Italy brings to life here the vibrant--and violent--society of fifteenth-century Florence. His disturbing narrative opens ...
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Inventing the Business of Opera : The Impresario and His World in ...

Beth L. Glixon instructor in music history University of Kentucky, Jonathan E. Glixon Professor of Musicology University of Kentucky - Music - 2005 - 424 pages
In mid-seventeenth-century Venice, opera first emerged from courts and private drawing rooms to become a form of public entertainment. Early commercial operas were elaborate ...
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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing Through World History: 1501-1800

Jill Condra - Clothing and dress - 2008 - 380 pages
Looks at the history of clothing from prehistoric times to the present, and evaluates the influence of climate, cultural, political, social, economic, technological, and ...
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Viewing Renaissance Art

Kim Woods - Art - 2007 - 333 pages
This book focuses on the values, priorities, and motives of patrons and the purposes and functions of art works produced north and south of the Alps and in post-Byzantine Crete ...
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Women's Roles in the Renaissance

Meg Lota Brown, Kari Boyd McBride - History - 2005 - 335 pages
This volume examines the attitudes and practices that shaped the varied roles of women in the Renaissance and also the important ways women shaped the world in which they lived.
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