The Boundaries Of Eros

Author: Guido Ruggiero
Editor: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195056965
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Using the records of several Venetian courts that dealt with sex crimes, Ruggiero traces the evolution of both licit and illicit sexuality during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, providing insight into Venetian society and, ultimately, the Renaissance itself.
The Boundaries of Eros
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Guido Ruggiero
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Using the records of several Venetian courts that dealt with sex crimes, Ruggiero traces the evolution of both licit and illicit sexuality during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, providing insight into Venetian society and, ultimately, the Renaissance itself.
Machiavelli in Love
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Guido Ruggiero
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-02-01 - Publisher: JHU Press

Ruggiero's challenging reinterpretation of this canonical figure, as well as his unique treatment of other major works of the period, offer new approaches for reading Renaissance literature and new understandings of the way life was lived and perceived during this time.
Binding Passions
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Guido Ruggiero
Categories: Marriage
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

Mining the rich Venetian archives, especially the unusually detailed records of Venice's own branch of the Roman Inquisition, Guido Ruggiero provides a strikingly new and provocative interpretation of the end of the Renaissance in Italy. In this boldly structured work, he develops five narrative accounts of individual encounters with the
A Companion to the Worlds of the Renaissance
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Guido Ruggiero
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This volume brings together some of the most exciting renaissance scholars to suggest new ways of thinking about the period and to set a new series of agendas for Renaissance scholarship. Overturns the idea that it was a period of European cultural triumph and highlights the negative as well as
Microhistory and the Lost Peoples of Europe
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Edward Muir, Guido Ruggiero
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-08-01 - Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Various authors present case studies of microhistory, an evolving branch of historical research that seeks to focus on writing without anachronism about events and peoples. The microhistorian uses the methodology of strict positivist standards to reconstruct the meanings of artifacts in their original context. They seek to find historical causation