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    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 Roman Empi

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    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 conseuences of battles and conflicts and its tol

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    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

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    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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The Italian Wars 1494 1559

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. 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 conseuences of battles and conflicts and its toll be it political or human Three additional chapters interspersed throughout the book help us take a step back and reflect on the wars its means weaponry finances etc and objectives A real primerA caveat though it s a very dense book bordering sometimes on being unreadable because of the extensive name dropping without elaborate introductions Events and the people playing a part in them follow each other in such dizzying speed it s easy to lose the overview of who s on whose side and why or why not any I think this book would have pro

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The Italian Wars ofhad Wars 1494 PDFEPUB #188 a major impact The Italian eBook #188 on the whole of Renaissance Europe In this important text Michael Italian Wars 1494 PDFEPUB #230 Mallett and Christine Shaw place the conflict within the political and economic context of the wars Emphasising. 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 Roman Empire during a series of eight wars These conflicts began with a French invasion of Italy in 1494 and ended with Spanish dominance in Italy in 1559 During this sixty five year period the Italian Wars brought major shifts in the balance of power in Italy and Europe military organization and diplomatic practice Despite the importance of these conflicts the Italian Wars have surprisingly lacked a comprehensive study in the English language that examines these political diplomatic and military issues Dr Michael Mallett Em

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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.. 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 successfully changed some of my perceptions of the sixteenth century warfare despite tons of previous literature I was eually amused to read about the web of diplomacy where all allegiances are temporary suspicions are everywhere and ambitions are eternal At the end the wars itself ultimately made sense to me which is a move forward past the usual talks about dynastic ambitions and considerations of prestige Last but not least it was fascinating to read about the history of the very places I loved to visit like Memoirs of Madame de La Tour du Pin 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 successfully changed some of my perceptions of the sixteenth century warfare despite tons of previous literature I was eually amused to read about the web of diplomacy where all allegiances are temporary suspicions are everywhere and ambitions are eternal At the end the wars itself ultimately made sense to me which is a move forward past the usual talks about dynastic ambitions and considerations of prestige Last but not least it was fascinating to read about the history of the very places I loved to visit like

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  • The Italian Wars 1494 1559
  • Christine Shaw
  • English
  • 03 June 2017
  • 9780582057586

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