Nuns and Nunneries in Renaissance Florence Paperback
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Nuns and Nunneries in Renaissance Florence
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She demonstrates the importance of nuns and nunneries to the booming Florentine textile industry and shows the contributions that ordinary nuns made to Florentine life in their roles as scribes, stewards, artisans, teachers, and community leaders. In doing so, Strocchia argues that the ideals and institutions that defined Florence were influenced in great part by the city's powerful female monastics. Nuns and Nunneries in Renaissance Florence shows for the first time how religious women effected broad historical change and helped write the grand narrative of medieval and Renaissance Europe. The book is a valuable text for students and scholars in early modern European history, religion, women's studies, and economic history.
Nuns and Nunneries in Renaissance Florence by Sharon T. Strocchia was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in November 2013. The ISBN for Nuns and Nunneries in Renaissance Florence is 9781421411842.
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|Page last updated||26th April 2016|
|Author / Artist||Sharon T. Strocchia|
|Publisher||Johns Hopkins University Press (November 2013)|
|Number of Pages||280|