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Renata Ago

in Gusto for Things: A History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010571
eISBN:
9780226008387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008387.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the collection of books in seventeenth-century Rome. It explains how men from legal professions usually owned large volumes of books while women rarely owned books. It also ... More


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