Death and ritual in Renaissance Florence

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992 - History - 308 pages
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Scholars are learning that funeral customs shed a peculiarly informative light on social relations. Strocchia (history, Emory Univ.) here analyzes how Florentines took leave of their dead between the ... Read full review

Contents

THE STRUCTURES OF RITUAL AND SOCIETY
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THE MAKING OF A RITUAL FORM
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Civic Ideals and Classicism in the Early
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