A reconstruction of the economic and demographic history of Italy during the late Renaissance, analyzing the impact of wars, famines and plagues as well as drawing a picture of the underlying trends.The Grand Tour of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse Guido Alfani. world of poor people who had nothing but their manual work to live on; and the desolation and laments lasted for three days. ... as at night the Spanish took some of them for their own pleasure but without the marquisa#39;s knowledge, 20 as their lives would have been at stake, ... the Early Modern Age were truly a#39;precursors of Malthusa#39; ( Cipolla, 1988) or anyway, creators of a a#39;Malthusian policy of populationa#39; (Fasano Guarinianbsp;...
|Title||:||Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italy|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-03-28|