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The Resource Absolutism in Renaissance Milan : plenitude of power under the Visconti and the Sforza, 1329-1535, Jane Black

Absolutism in Renaissance Milan : plenitude of power under the Visconti and the Sforza, 1329-1535, Jane Black

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Absolutism in Renaissance Milan : plenitude of power under the Visconti and the Sforza, 1329-1535
Title
Absolutism in Renaissance Milan
Title remainder
plenitude of power under the Visconti and the Sforza, 1329-1535
Statement of responsibility
Jane Black
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Absolutism in Renaissance Milan shows how authority above the law, once the preserve of pope and emperor, was claimed by the ruling Milanese dynasties, the Visconti and the Sforza, and why this privilege was finally abandoned by Francesco II Sforza (d. 1535), the last duke. As new rulers, the Visconti and the Sforza had had to impose their regime by rewarding supporters at the expense of opponents. That process required absolute power, also known as 'plenitude of power', meaning the capacity to overrule even fundamental laws and rights, including titles to property. The basis for such power re
Biography type
contains biographical information
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1945-
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Black, Jane
Dewey number
945/.21105
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Visconti family
  • Sforza family
  • Renaissance
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Authoritarianism
  • Law
  • Duchies
  • Milan (Italy)
  • Milan (Italy)
  • Milan (Italy)
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Absolutism in Renaissance Milan : plenitude of power under the Visconti and the Sforza, 1329-1535, Jane Black
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-231) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; List of Abbreviations; Rulers of Milan, 1287-1535; Introduction; Chapter 1. Plenitude of Power: Absolutism in the Middle Ages; Chapter 2. The Early Visconti and the Claim to Absolute Power; Chapter 3. Giangaleazzo's Investiture and its Legacy; Chapter 4. Lawyers and the Absolute Powers of the Duke; Chapter 5. Plenitude of Power in Practice: Preserving Justice while Infringing Rights; Chapter 6. Lawyers and the Repudiation of Ducal Absolutism; Chapter 7. The Surrender of Absolute Power; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
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ocn503830199
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1 online resource (ix, 242 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780191571855
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unknown
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Oxford University Press
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)503830199
Label
Absolutism in Renaissance Milan : plenitude of power under the Visconti and the Sforza, 1329-1535, Jane Black
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-231) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; List of Abbreviations; Rulers of Milan, 1287-1535; Introduction; Chapter 1. Plenitude of Power: Absolutism in the Middle Ages; Chapter 2. The Early Visconti and the Claim to Absolute Power; Chapter 3. Giangaleazzo's Investiture and its Legacy; Chapter 4. Lawyers and the Absolute Powers of the Duke; Chapter 5. Plenitude of Power in Practice: Preserving Justice while Infringing Rights; Chapter 6. Lawyers and the Repudiation of Ducal Absolutism; Chapter 7. The Surrender of Absolute Power; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn503830199
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 242 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191571855
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)503830199

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