The Resource The art of the network : strategic interaction and patronage in Renaissance Florence, Paul McLean

The art of the network : strategic interaction and patronage in Renaissance Florence, Paul McLean

Label
The art of the network : strategic interaction and patronage in Renaissance Florence
Title
The art of the network
Title remainder
strategic interaction and patronage in Renaissance Florence
Statement of responsibility
Paul McLean
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McLean, Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DG735.6
LC item number
.M39 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Politics, history, and culture.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social networks
  • Patronage, Political
  • Patron and client
  • Letter writing, Italian
  • Renaissance
  • Florence (Italy)
Label
The art of the network : strategic interaction and patronage in Renaissance Florence, Paul McLean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-277) and index
Contents
The principles of networking as a social process -- The rhetoric and design of Florentine letter writing -- The socially contested concept of honor -- What gets said when in patronage letters -- The dynamics of office seeking -- Friends of friends : raccomandazione as rhetoric and as constitutive principle -- Patronage and the stalled transformation of the state -- "Servants and slaves in everything and for everything" : Renaissance networking and the emergent modern self? -- Conclusion: Culture and the network
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 288 p. ;
Isbn
9780822341178
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070179 93
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)137331338
  • (OCoLC)137331338
Label
The art of the network : strategic interaction and patronage in Renaissance Florence, Paul McLean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-277) and index
Contents
The principles of networking as a social process -- The rhetoric and design of Florentine letter writing -- The socially contested concept of honor -- What gets said when in patronage letters -- The dynamics of office seeking -- Friends of friends : raccomandazione as rhetoric and as constitutive principle -- Patronage and the stalled transformation of the state -- "Servants and slaves in everything and for everything" : Renaissance networking and the emergent modern self? -- Conclusion: Culture and the network
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 288 p. ;
Isbn
9780822341178
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070179 93
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)137331338
  • (OCoLC)137331338

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