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Early Modern History: Society and Culture

Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italy

The Grand Tour of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Authors: Alfani, G.

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Italy faced a number of catastrophes in the long sixteenth century. This economic and demographic history follows the consequences of these catastrophes - the action of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse - War, Famine and Plague, all followed by Death.

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Guido Alfani is Associate Professor at Bocconi University, Italy, and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is chief editor of the journal Popolazione e Storia. An economic and social historian and an historical demographer, he published extensively on Early Modern Italy, specialising in social alliance systems (particularly godparenthood), in the history of epidemics and famines, and in economic inequality.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italy
Book Subtitle
The Grand Tour of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Authors
Series Title
Early Modern History: Society and Culture
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28977-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137289773
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28976-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45027-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 257
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