Gender, honor, and charity in late Renaissance Florence / Philip Gavitt.

This book examines the important social role of charitable institutions for women and children in late Renaissance Florence. Wars, social unrest, disease and growing economic inequality on the Italian peninsula displaced hundreds of thousands of families during this period. In order to handle the so...

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Main Author: Gavitt, Philip, 1950- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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