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Author Sperling, Jutta Gisela.

Title Convents and the body politic in late Renaissance Venice / Jutta Gisela Sperling.

Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 1999.

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 UniM Bail High Use  271.90094531 SPER  TWO HOUR LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Women in culture and society.
Women in culture and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-399) and index.
Contents Foreword / Catherine R. Stimpson -- 1. Potlatch alla Veneziana: Coerced Monachizations in the Context of Patrician Intermarriage and Conspicous Consumption -- 2. Marvelous Venice: A Virgin City and Its Noble Body Politic -- 3. The Theology and Politics of Clausura -- 4. The Economic Dimensions of the Convent-Reform Program -- 5. Convents and the Question of State Sovereignty.
Subject Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 16th century.
Women -- Italy -- Venice -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
Nobility -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 16th century.
Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 17th century.
Women -- Italy -- Venice -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
Nobility -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 17th century.
Venice (Italy) -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
Venice (Italy) -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
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