The World of Renaissance Italy: A Daily Life Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • Joseph P. Byrne
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  • ISBN-10: 1440829608
  • ISBN-13: 9781440829604
  • DDC: 945.05
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 776 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This helpful reference takes a look at Italy during the time of the Renaissance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Daily Life Encyclopedias.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology.
Acknowledgments.
Arts.
1: Antiquity, Cult of.
2: Art, Courtly.
3: Art, Sacred.
4: Art Patronage.
5: Ceramics, Decorative.
6: Daily Life in Art.
7: Dance, Courtly.
8: Dante in Popular Culture.
9: Goldsmithing and Fine Metalwork.
10: Music at Church.
11: Music at Court.
12: Musical Instruments.
13: Non-Europeans in Art.
14: Novella.
15: Painters and Their Workshops.
16: Painting: Media and Techniques.
17: Perspective in the Visual Arts.
18: Pietre Dure and Intarsia.
19: Portraits.
20: Prints: Woodcuts, Engravings, and Etchings.
21: Sculpture.
22: Theater for the Elite.
23: Women and the Arts.
24: Women Poets and Their Poetry.
Economics and Work.
25: Accounting.
26: Apothecaries.
27: Apprentices.
28: Banks and Banking.
29: Book Printing and Sales.
30: Cloth Trade.
31: Clothmaking.
32: Coins, Coinage, and Money.
33: Construction, Building.
34: Credit and Loans.
35: Grain Trade.
36: Guilds.
37: Imported Goods, Sources of.
38: Manufacturing.
39: Mezzadria.
40: Notaries.
41: Putting-Out System.
42: Retail Selling.
43: Sheep and Wool Economy in the South.
44: Slaves and Slavery.
45: Spice Trade.
46: Taxes and Public Finance.
47: Trade, Seaborne.
48: Trade Routes, Overland.
49: Wages and Prices.
50: Women in the Labor Force.
Family and Gender.
51: Birth and Midwives.
52: Childhood.
53: Death, Funerals, and Burial.
54: Divorce, Separation, and Annulment.
55: Dowries.
56: Education of Children.
57: Espousal and Wedding.
58: Families, Laboring Class.
59: Families, Noble and Patrician.
60: Fertility, Conception, and Contraception.
61: Fostering, Step Children, and Adoption.
62: Health and Illness.
63: Heraldry.
64: Homosexuality and Sodomy.
65: Infancy, Nursing, and Wet Nursing.
66: Inheritance.
67: Last Wills and Testaments.
68: Names, Personal and Family.
69: Old Age.
70: Pregnancy.
71: Servants, Household.
72: Siblings.
73: Virtù and Honor.
74: Widows.
75: Wives and Husbands.
Fashion and Appearance.
76: Art, Fashion in.
77: Attire, Children.
78: Attire, Female.
79: Attire, Male.
80: Bathing and Personal Hygiene.
81: Cosmetics.
82: Court, Fashion at.
83: Dyes and Dyestuffs.
84: Fabrics, Domestic.
85: Fabrics, Imported.
86: Facial Hair.
87: Gems and Jewelry.
88: Hair and Hairstyles.
89: Headgear.
90: Laundry.
91: Literature on Dress.
92: Livery.
93: Mouth and Teeth.
94: Religious Habits and Vestments.
95: Scents and Perfumes.
96: Shoes and Footwear.
97: Social Status and Clothing.
98: Sumptuary Laws.
99: Tailors and Seamstresses.
100: Underclothing.
Food and Drink.
101: Bread.
102: Civic Fountains and Potable Water.
103: Conduct at Table.
104: Diet and Social Status.
105: Drugs.
106: Eating Out.
107: Feasting and Fasting.
108: Food Preservation.
109: Foodsellers and Markets.
110: Foreign Foods.
111: Fruits and Vegetables.
112: Galenic Health Regimens.
113: Grains and the Wheat Market.
114: Hunger and Famine.
115: Literature of Food and Cooking.
116: Meat, Fowl, Fish, Eggs, and Dairy.
117: Nutrition: A Modern Assessment.
118: Salt and Pepper, Herbs and Spices.
119: Sugar and Confected Sweets.
120: Tools for Cooking and Eating.
121: Wines.