Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italy

The Grand Tour of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse

  • Guido¬†Alfani

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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    Pages 1-11
  3. War
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    Pages 12-41
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    Pages 42-78
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    Pages 79-111
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    Pages 112-135
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    Pages 169-175
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 176-257

About this book


Italy faced a number of catastrophes in the long sixteenth century. This economic and demographic history follows the consequences of these catastrophes - the action of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse - War, Famine and Plague, all followed by Death.


history Renaissance seventeenth century

Authors and affiliations

  • Guido¬†Alfani
    • 1
  1. 1.Bocconi UniversityItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45027-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-28977-3
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