By Eric R Dursteler
The sphere of Venetian reviews has skilled an important growth in recent times, and the better half to Venetian heritage, 1400-1797 offers a unmarried quantity assessment of the newest advancements. it really is prepared thematically and covers more than a few subject matters together with political tradition, economic system, faith, gender, paintings, literature, track, and the surroundings. each one bankruptcy offers a vast yet complete old and historiographical review of the present kingdom and destiny instructions of study. The spouse to Venetian heritage, 1400-1797 represents a brand new aspect of reference for the subsequent new release of scholars of early smooth Venetian stories, in addition to extra extensively for students engaged on all elements of the early smooth 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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He denounced “gullible, deceived, or mercenary historians” who “paid scant attention to historical accuracy,” and he welcomed the more accurate image of the Republic contained in the “new historiography” of Venice that was then taking hold. Molmenti was a politician as well as a scholar, and a clear nationalist undertone informs his work: he saw the end of foreign domination and the unification of Italy as essential steps in this historiographical paradigm shift. ” As David Laven has argued, Molmenti illustrates how the Risorgimento “permitted a radical reconceptualization” of Venice in the new national context.
The lectures were first published separately in nine volumes (1955–65) before being repackaged in three volumes in 1979. Organized chronologically, the collection provides a broad, somewhat scattered overview, which is not surprising since the lectures were not constructed with an eye toward a systematic or comprehensive overview of Venetian history. 45 In ten volumes published over a decade from 1976 to 1986, an impressive team comprising the most important scholars in the field surveyed topics from Venice’s origins up to World War I.