Gene A. Brucker is Professor Emeritus of the History Department at the University of California, Berkeley. A lot of this book is made up of court documents which ranging from lighthearted and silly to vulgar and macabre.
Gene A. Series: RSART: Renaissance Society of America Reprint Text Series (Book 8). Paperback: 282 pages. Other books ("Shopping in Renaissance Italy", "Renaissance Letters", Lucca Landucci's "A Florentine Diary") are also priceless, but this one wins hands down in terms of story-telling and entertainment. 6 people found this helpful.
Gene Adam Brucker (October 15, 1924 – July 9, 2017). in Cropsey, Illinois) was an American historian and the Shepard Professor of History, Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. Brucker studied at Oxford and received his P. from Princeton University in 1954. He was immediately appointed to the faculty at Berkeley.
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Renaissance Florence book. The book is very informative about the social, cultural, and political aspects of Rensaissance Florence, but it is dry. I could barely get through it and ended up skimming most of it. However, on the bright side, it did make me fondly recall my days at . Egerton - someone who was as passionate as they come about art, history, politics, Florence, and Italy. He was a great I read this book in college as part of an art history class, Art and Politics of Renaissance Florence.
In this century Gene Brucker has been one of the city's most knowledgeable admirers
In this century Gene Brucker has been one of the city's most knowledgeable admirers. With the historian's ability to uncover the past, he skillfully relates the story of Florence's Golden Age and the conjoined forces that transformed the city on the Arno into one of the most glorious civilizations the world has known. Brucker's story of the premier city of the Italian Renaissance tells of great families and common people, wars and economic dislocations, natural catastrophes and religious turmoil, and extraordinary artistic and literary achievement.
His treatment compares favorably with Hibberts book on the Medici, which covers much the same ground but with little or no use of primary sources. At the same time, the tone of the book is conversational.
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Gene Brucker explores those pivotal years in Florence and ranges over northern Italy, with forays into the histories of. .
Gene Brucker explores those pivotal years in Florence and ranges over northern Italy, with forays into the histories of Genoa, Milan, and Venice. Whether he is writing about a case in the criminal archives, about a citation from Machiavelli, or the concept of modernity, the result is the same: Brucker brings the pulse of the period alive.