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Venetian humanism in the Mediterranean world: writing empire from the margins

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My dissertation examines the cultural history of the Renaissance Venetian maritime empire. In this project I bring into conversation two historiographical subfields, the intellectual history of Venetian Renaissance humanism and the colonial history of the early modern Mediterranean, which have previously developed separately. In doing so, I examine the relationship between power and knowledge as it unfolded in the early modern Mediterranean. The ways in which Venetian Renaissance intellect...

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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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University of Oxford
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GAF_1112_CB_HUM_492256
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-04-26

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