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Title Medici Women : The Making of a Dynasty in Grand Ducal Tuscany / edited by Giovanna Benadusi and Judith C. Brown ; Italian essays translated by Monica Chojnacka.

Published Toronto Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  945.50508621 MEDI    AVAILABLE
Physical description 380 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Essays and studies ; 36.
Essays and studies (Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies) ; 36.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Judith C. Brown -- Eleonora di Toledo, regency, and state formation in Tuscany / Natalie Tomas -- Isabella de' Medici : unraveling the legend / Elisabetta Mori -- Joanna of Austria and the negotiation of power and identity at the Florentine court / Sarah Bercusson -- Christine of Lorraine and medicine at the Medici court / Sheila Barker -- Foreign mothers and the international education of Medici children : Christine of Lorraine and Maria Maddalena of Austria at the Medici court / Maria Pia Paoli -- Margherita de' Medici Farnese : a Medici princess at the Farnese court / Adelina Modesti -- The gender politics of Vittoria della Rovere / Giovanna Benadusi -- Connected courts : Violante Beatrice of Bavaria in Florence and Siena / Giulia Calvi -- Anna Maria Luisa, electress palatine : last art patron and collector of the Medici dynasty / Stefano Casciu -- Between dynastic strategies and civic myth : Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici and Florence as the new Athens / Marcello Verga.
Other formats Issued also in electronic format.
Other author Benadusi, Giovanna, editor.
Brown, Judith C., editor.
Chojnacka, Monica, translator.
Tomas, Natalie. Eleonora di Toledo, regency, and state formation in Tuscany.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, issuing body.
Subject Medici, House of.
Nobility -- Italy -- Tuscany -- Biography.
Women -- Italy -- Tuscany -- Biography.
Tuscany (Italy) -- History -- 1434-1737.
Standard Number 99963235946
ISBN 9780772721808 (paperback)
0772721807 (paperback)