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The Government of Florence Under the Medici 1434 to 1494

The Government of Florence Under the Medici 1434 to 1494

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The Government of Florence Under the Medici 1434 to 1494

by Rubinstein, Nicolai

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  • Hardcover
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Near Fine; a couple of small tears at front bottom of dust jacket, some tanning of dust jacket spine and top edge and a little soiling on back; volume itself in near fine/fine condition except for a few very small stains on front page edges.. A hard-to-find first edition of Rubinstein's classic investigation into the mechanisms and strategists used by the Medici to maintain control and authority in a milieu where they had no more formal power or authority than other citizens. Based on hitherto unresearched archival material, Rubinstein goes far beyond the typical histories of Medici personalities to illustrate the complex workings of Florentine society, its electoral processes, governance and constitution, as well as the opposition to the Medici and the eventual fall of the regime.

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Bookseller
Setton Book Collection US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
158
Title
The Government of Florence Under the Medici 1434 to 1494
Author
Rubinstein, Nicolai
Format/Binding
Black cloth with gold-stamped decorations and title in red label
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good-
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Clarendon Press
Place of Publication
Oxford
Date Published
1966
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Medici, Florence, early Italian Renaissance, Florentine constitution, Florentine electoral controls, opposition to Medici, Lorenzo, Cosimo, Piero, republicanism in Florence, Accoppiatpri
Bookseller catalogs
Italian Renaissance;
Size
9 1/2" x 6 1/4"

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European history, with a loose focus on the late medieval/early Renaissance period, including the Crusades; some first or contemporary editions from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries; some scholarly works in English, French, German, Italian, Modern Greek, Catalan, Russian.Some works from the libraries of Reeve Shley at Ripplebrook; John L. La Monte; Kenneth M. Setton; Howard Ellison Whitney; Wilhelmina, Duchess of Cleveland; Washington Shirley, 9th Earl Ferrers, Joseph Harrison Brazier; Duke Georg Alexander of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.Also some exotic Americana and other eclectic gems that have serendipitously popped up over the years."I just wanted to say that the service and quality of the book received from 'Setton Book Collection' was exceptional. I am very pleased with the book: A Narrative of the Conversion and Death of Count Struensee. 5 star service all the way.Best Regards,Pete,London, England13 October 2020

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