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Preparatory Reading

Before the beginning of the module, students are strongly encouraged to read the following books:

Brown, Alison, The Renaissance, 2nd ed (Harlow, 1999)

Burke, Peter, The Italian Renaissance: Culture and Society in Italy, 2nd ed. (Cambridge, 1999)

Najemy, John M., ed., Italy in the Age of the Renaissance (Oxford, 2004) [This is available online]

Ruggiero, Guido, ed., A Companion to the Worlds of the Renaissance (Oxford, 2008)

Ruggiero, Guido, The Renaissance in Italy: A Social and Cultural History of the Rinascimento (Cambridge, 2014)

Woolfson, Jonathan (ed.), Palgrave Advance in Renaissance Historiography (Basingstoke, 2005)