By Eric R Dursteler
The sector of Venetian stories has skilled an important enlargement lately, and the better half to Venetian historical past, 1400-1797 presents a unmarried quantity evaluate of the newest advancements. it's equipped thematically and covers a number of subject matters together with political tradition, economic system, faith, gender, paintings, literature, track, and the surroundings. every one bankruptcy offers a extensive yet complete old and historiographical evaluate of the present nation and destiny instructions of study. The better half to Venetian heritage, 1400-1797 represents a brand new element of reference for the following iteration of scholars of early glossy Venetian reviews, in addition to extra extensively for students engaged on all elements of the early glossy world.
Contributors are Alfredo Viggiano, Benjamin Arbel, Michael Knapton, Claudio Povolo, Luciano Pezzolo, Anna Bellavitis, Anne Schutte, Guido Ruggiero, Benjamin Ravid, Silvana Seidel Menchi, Cecilia Cristellon, David D’Andrea, Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan, Wolfgang Wolters, Dulcia Meijers, Massimo Favilla, Ruggero Rugolo, Deborah Howard, Linda Carroll, Jonathan Glixon, Paul Grendler, Edward Muir, William Eamon, Edoardo Demo, Margaret King, Mario Infelise, Margaret Rosenthal and Ronnie Ferguson.
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38 Cessi, along with the great economic historian of Venice Gino Luzzatto, looms over the post-Molmenti period: His scholarly output over a lengthy life included dozens of books and hundreds of articles spanning the period from the late Roman empire to the resistance movement of his own day. 39 His most important work was the Storia della Repubblica di Venezia, published in two volumes in 1944 and 1946 (and in a second, expanded edition in 1968). 40 The book is rich with detail and suggestive in its interpretations and analysis.
Thus, it is in these terms that Venetian 7 S. Bortolami, “L’agricoltura,” in Gino Benzoni and Antonio Menniti Ippolito, Storia di Venezia. Dalle origini alla caduta della Serenissima, 14 vols (Rome, 1992–2002), vol. 2 (1995): L’età del comune, ed. Giorgio Cracco and Gherardo Ortalli, pp. 461–90. 8 Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan, La mort lente de Torcello, Histoire d’une cité disparue (Paris, 1992), pp. 216–49. 9 Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan, Venise triomphante. Les Horizons d’un mythe (Paris, 1999), pp. 139 ff.
975–76; Pemble, Venice Rediscovered, pp. 96–97. 23 Povolo, “The Creation of Venetian Historiography,” p. 503. 24 Benzoni, “La Storiografia,” p. 605. 10 eric r. 25 The “fetishism” of the document was similarly manifest in the publication of numerous collections of primary sources over the course of the 19th century. The first of 15 volumes of Eugenio Albèri’s famed Relazioni degli ambasciatori veneti al senato was published in 1839, and was supplemented by several subsequent collections, including Niccolò Barozzi and Guglielmo Berchet’s set of 17th-century reports.
A Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797 by Eric R Dursteler