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Classes: Renaissance Florence (History, senior honours)

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Lecturer: Sarah Cockram

Course: Renaissance Florence (History 4112)

Semester: 1st or 2nd

These classes concentrate on the Black Death and on sexuality. This course focuses on Florentine society, politics and culture with comparative Italian contexts. Analysis extends from the physical shape of urban streets and neighbourhoods to the history of ideas, paintings and psychoses. The course examines the rise of commerce, workers' consciousness, networks of power, family structure, religion, women's status and sexuality.