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Venetian Republicanism

General Reading

Bowd, S., ‘The Republics of Ideas: Venice, Florence and the Defence of Liberty 1525-1530’, History 85 (2000), 404-27.

Gilbert, F., 'The Venetian Constitution in Florentine Political Thought’, in N. Rubinstein, ed., Florentine Studies, (London, 1968), pp. 463-500.

Skinner, Quentin, ‘The Vocabulary of Renaissance Republicanism: a cultural longue-durée?’, in Alison Brown (ed.), Language and Images of Renaissance Italy (Oxford, 1995), pp. 87–110

Venice

Bowd, Stephen D., ‘“The tune is marred”: Citizens and People in Gasparo Contarini's Venice’, European Review of History 7 (2000), 83-97.

Bouwsma, William J., Venice and the Defense of Republican Liberty: Renaissance Values in the Age of the Counter-Reformation (Berkeley 1968).

Bouwsma, William J., ‘Venice and the Political Education of Europe’ in J.R. Hale (ed.), Renaissance Venice (London, 1973), pp. 445-66.

Chojnacki, S., ‘In search of the Venetian patriciate: families and faction in the 14th century’, in J.R. Hale (ed.), Renaissance Venice. War.

Chojnacki, S., ‘La formazione della nobilità dopo la Serrata’, in Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani, Storia di Venezia, vol. 3.

Chojnacki, S., ‘Political Adulthood in fifteenth-century Venice’, American Historical Review 91 (1986), 791-810.

Chojnacki, S., ‘Social identity in Renaissance Venice: the second Serrata’, Renaissance Studies 8.4 (1994), 341-58.

Chojnacki, S., Women and Men in Renaissance Venice: Twelve Essays on Patrician Society (Baltimore, 2000).

Contarini, Gasparo, The Commonwealth and Gouernment of Venice, trans. Lewes Lewkenor (London, 1599)

Cozzi, G., ‘Authority and the Law in Renaissance Venice’, in J.R. Hale (ed.), Renaissance Venice (London, 1973), pp. 293–345.

Cozzi, Gaetano, ‘Domenico Morosini e il “De bene instituta repubblica”’, Studi veneziani 12 (1970), 405-58.

Crouzet-Pavan, E., Venice Triumphant: The Horizons of a Myth, trans. Lydia Cochrane (Baltimore, 2001).

Fasoli, G., ‘Nascità di un mito’, in Studi Storici in onore di Gioacchino Volpe, vol. 1 (Florence, 1958), pp. 445-79.

Finlay, R., ‘Fabius Maximus in Venice: Doge Andrea Gritti, the War of Cambrai, and the Rise of Habsburg Hegemony, 1509-1530’, Renaissance Quarterly 53.4 (2000), 988-1031.

Finlay, R., ‘The Immortal Republic: The Myth of Venice during the Italian Wars (1494-1530)’, The Sixteenth Century Journal 30.4 (1999), 931-944.

Finlay, R., Politics in Renaissance Venice (New Brunswick, 1980).

Gaeta, F., ‘Alcune considerazioni sul mito di Venezia’, Bibliothèque d’Humanisme et de Renaissance 23 (1961), 58-75.

Gaeta, F., 'Venezia da "stato misto" ad aristocrazia "esemplare"', in G. Arnaldi et al. (eds), Storia della cultura veneta, vol. 4, part 2 (Vicenza, 1984), pp. 437-94.

Gilbert, F., ‘The Date of the Composition of Contarini’s and Giannotti’s Books on Venice’, Studies in the Renaissance 14 (1967), 172-84. JSTOR

Gilmore, M., ‘Myth and Reality in Venetian Political Theory’ in J.R. Hale (ed.), Renaissance Venice (London, 1973), pp. 431-44.

Gleason, Elisabeth G., Gasparo Contarini: Venice, Rome, and Reform (Berkeley, 1993)

Grendler, Paul F., ‘The Leaders of the Venetian State, 1540-1605: A Prosopographical Analysis’, Studi veneziani 19 (1990), 35-85.

Grubb, J., ‘When Myths Lose Power: Four Decades of Venetian Historiography’, Journal of Modern History 58 (1986), 43-94. JSTOR

King, Margaret L., ‘Personal, Domestic, and Republican Values in the Moral Philosophy of Giovanni Caldiera’, Renaissance Quarterly 28 (1975), 535-74. JSTOR

King, M.L., Venetian Humanism in an Age of Patrician Dominance (Princeton, NJ, 1986).

Lane, F.C., Venice, A Maritime Republic (Baltimore, 1973).

Libby, Lester J., Jr., ‘Venetian History and Political Thought after 1509’, Studies in the Renaissance 20 (1973), 7-45. JSTOR

Lowry, M.J.C., ‘The Reform of the Council of X, 1582-83: an unsettled problem?’, Studi veneziani 13 (1971), 275-310.

Mallett, Michael, and Christine Shaw, The Italian Wars, 1494-1559: War, State and Society in Early Modern Europe (London, 2014)

Muir, Edward, Civic Ritual in Renaissance Venice (Princeton, NJ, 1981)

Muir, Edward, ‘Was there Republicanism in the Renaissance Republics? Venice after Agnadello,’ in John Martin and Dennis Romano (eds), Venice Reconsidered: The History and Civilization of an Italian City-State, 1297-1797 (Baltimore, 2000), pp. 137-67.

Nicol, Donald M., Byzantium and Venice: A Study in Diplomatic and Cultural Relations (Cambridge,1988)

Pullan, B., Rich and Poor in Renaissance Venice: the Social Institutions of a Catholic State to 1620 (Oxford, 1971).

Queller, D., and J. Everett, ‘Family, Faction and Politics in Early Renaissance Venice’, Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History 14 (1993), 1-31.

Queller, D., The Venetian Patriciate: Reality versus Myth (Urbana, 1986).

Robey, D., and J. Law ‘The Venetian Myth and the ‘De Republica veneta’ of Pier Paolo Vergerio’, Rinascimento 25 (1975), 3-59.

Romano, Dennis, The Likeness of Venice: A Life of Doge Francesco Foscari 1373-1457 (New Haven, 2007)

Rosand, Davis, Myths of Venice: the Figuration of a State (Chapel Hill, NC, 2001)

Silvano, G., La "Republica de' Viniziani". Richerche sul repubblicanismo veneziano in età moderna (Florence, 1993)

Vivo, Filippo de, Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics (Oxford, 2007)

Widener, Michael and Christopher W. Platts, 'Representing the Law in the Most Serene Republic: Images of Authority from Renaissance Venice', Italian Statutes 7 (2016)