The Italian Wars, 1494-1559: War, State and Society in

The Italian Wars, 1494-1559: War, State and Society in Early Modern Europe The Italian Wars of had a major impact on the whole of Renaissance Europe In this important text, Michael Mallett and Christine Shaw place the conflict within the political and economic context of the wars Emphasising the gap between aims and strategies of the political masters and what their commanders and troops could actually accomplish on the ground, they analyse developments in military tactics and the tactical use of firearms and examine how Italians of all sectors of society reacted to the wars and the inevitable political and social change that they brought aboutThe history of Renaissance Italy is currently being radically rethought by historians This book is a major contribution to this re evaluation, and will be essential reading for all students of Renaissance and military history


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10 thoughts on “The Italian Wars, 1494-1559: War, State and Society in Early Modern Europe

  1. William William says:

    The Italian Wars 1494 1559 changed the political landscape of the Italian Peninsula in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries The Italian states, including Milan, Florence, Venice, Rome, and Naples, that had dominated Renaissance Italy were invaded and controlled by the foreign leaders and armies of France, Spain, and the Holy Rom


  2. Wouter Wouter says:

    An invaluable resource for anyone interested in early modern Italy, The Italian Wars, 1494 1559 summarizes the events of this extremely turbulent period The book is arranged chronologically and lays out the continuously changing alliances and contra alliances, the causes and consequences of battles and conflicts, and its toll, be it political


  3. Anton Tomsinov Anton Tomsinov says:

    This book is a major contribution to our knowledge of the Early Modern warfare and diplomacy It is the first true narrative of the Italian wars, the one we wanted for so long Although some parts of the book are hard to read due to the chaotic maelstrom of small events, it will be an invaluable reference book for many years to come The book has


  4. Lehiff Lehiff says:

    Dry but informative The long descriptions of the changing alliances, campaigns and movements made my head spin slightly, but this is a good introduction to the subject.


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