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Propaganda? Print in context

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the interdict pamphlets, which historians regard as the Republic's propaganda. In fact only a minority, led by Paolo Sarpi, favoured the recourse to printing, advocating a ... More


Safe Transpassage: Geneva and Northeastern Italy

Warren Boutcher

in The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The paratexts to Florio's Montaigne claim that Montaigne's worth was recognized everywhere. But what was the fate of the Essais in cities from Geneva in Switzerland to Ferrara, Padua, and Venice in ... More


Transalpine Messengers

Nick Wilding

in Galileo's Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166971
eISBN:
9780226167022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226167022.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Galileo’s Sidereus Nuncius (1610) is usually viewed as a clarion call of the new science. Little, however, has been done to understand its production, and close analysis of its ornamental woodcuts ... More


Government

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The management of communication and information was at the heart of the politics and government of the Republic of Venice. Orality was crucial, as the decision-making process was conducted by means ... More


Becoming a “Great Magneticall Man”

Nick Wilding

in Galileo's Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166971
eISBN:
9780226167022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226167022.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sagredo’s gradual entry into disparate epistolary networks is described, within several determining contexts. First, the conflict between the Jesuit College and the University in Padua, which had ... More


International Law as a Political Language, 1600–1859

Walter Rech

in A History of International Law in Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198842934
eISBN:
9780191878831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842934.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

By illustrating the history of Italian international law from the early seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century, this chapter explores the question of whether and to what extent this period may ... More


Modern History and Politics

Peter Burke

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations of modern works on history and politics in the 1550–1660 period. It addresses the following questions: what was translated; by whom; for whom; and with what ... More


The politic history of early Stuart parliaments

Noah Millstone

in Writing the history of parliament in Tudor and early Stuart England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719099588
eISBN:
9781526139030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099588.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay traces the development of a particular way of writing the history of parliament: the politic history. A creation of the late Renaissance, politic histories preferred to explain events ... More


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