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Merchant Writers: Florentine Memoirs from the Middle Ages and Renaissance

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The birthplace of Boccaccio, Machiavelli, and the powerful Medici family, Florence was also the first great banking and commercial centre of continental Europe. The city's middle-class merchants, though lacking the literary virtuosity of its most famous sons, were no less prolific as writers of account books, memoirs, and diaries. Written by ordinary men, these first-hand ...more
Hardcover, 424 pages
Published October 30th 2015 by University of Toronto Press (first published September 1986)
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