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Prosperity or hard times?

General Reading

Botticini, Maristella, 'A Tale of "Benevolent" Governments: Private Credit Markets, Public Finance, and the Role of Jewish Lenders in Medieval and Renaissance Italy', The Journal of Economic History 60 (2000), 164-89. JSTOR

Brown, Judith C., 'Prosperity or Hard Times in Renaissance Italy?', Renaissance Quarterly 42 (1989), 761-80. JSTOR

Caferro, William, 'Warfare and economy in Renaissance Italy, 1350-1450', Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 39 (2008): 167-209.

Cipolla, Carlo M., 'Economic Depression of the Renaissance?: I', The Economic History Review, n.s., 16 (1964), 519-24. JSTOR

Franceschi, F., ‘The economy: work and wealth’ in John Najemy (ed.), Italy in the Age of the Renaissance (Oxford, 2004), pp. 124-44.

Goldthwaite, Richard A., Wealth and the demand for art in Italy, 1300-1600 (Baltimore, 1993)

Lopez, Robert S., 'Economic Depression of the Renaissance?: II', The Economic History Review, n.s., 16 (1964), 525-27. JSTOR

Lopez, R. S. , and H. A. Miskimin, 'The Economic Depression of the Renaissance', The Economic History Review, n.s., 14.3 (1962), 408-26. JSTOR

Miskimin, Harry A., 'Economic Depression of the Renaissance?: III', The Economic History Review, n.s., 16 (1964), 528-29. JSTOR

Pezzolo, Luciano, 'La storiografia più recente sulla finanza italiana della prima età moderna: gli studi sulla fiscalità ', Rivista di storia finanziaria 10 (2003), 33-77.

Venice

Borelli, Giorgio, Paola Lanaro, and F. Vecchiato (eds), Il sistema fiscale veneto, problemi e aspetti. XV–XVIII secolo (Verona, 1982)

Knapton, Michael, 'La dinamica delle finanze pubbliche', in G. Arnaldi et al. (eds), Storia di Venezia, III. La formazione dello stato patrizio (Rome, 1997), pp. 475-528

Lane, F.C., Venice and History (Baltimore, 1966)

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

Lane, F. C., and Reinhold C. Mueller, Money and banking in Medieval and Renaissance Venice (Baltimore, 1985)

Luzzatto, G., Storia economica di Venezia del XI al XVI secolo (Venice, 1961)

Mola, Luca, The Silk Industry of Renaissance Venice (Baltimore, 2000) NetLibrary

Mueller, Reinhold C., The Venetian money market: banks, panics, and the public debt, 1200-1500 (Baltimore, 1997)

Pullan, Brian S., (ed.), Crisis and change in the Venetian economy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries (London, 1968)