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By Michael Edward Mallett

The Italian Wars of 1494-1559 had a big effect more often than not of Renaissance Europe. during this vital textual content, Michael Mallett and Christine Shaw position the clash in the political and financial context of the wars. Emphasising the distance among goals and methods of the political masters and what their commanders and troops may truly accomplish at the flooring, they examine advancements in army strategies and the tactical use of firearms and view how Italians of all sectors of society reacted to the wars and the inevitable political and social swap that they introduced about.

The historical past of Renaissance Italy is at present being considerably rethought through historians. This ebook is a big contribution to this re-examination, and may be crucial studying for all scholars of Renaissance and army history.

 

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