Daily Life in Renaissance Italy
Discover what life was like for ordinary people living in Renaissance Italy. How was their society organized? What were their homes like? What dangers did they face? These and other questions are answered in detail to provide the reader with a unique view of the world of the Italian Renaissance. A multitude of settings and socioeconomic backgrounds are presented, from urban life to country life, from upper-class to peasant-class, to paint a full portrait of the different kinds of existence of people of this culture.
Recipes, profiles of actual individuals, and over 40 illustrations help bring the period to life. Learn what they ate, what their homes were like, how they spent their leisure time, what their work was like, and much more. Modern readers will be surprised to find fundamental similarities between our lives today and the lives of these people living over 500 years ago, as well as to discover that many of the perceptions they may have of this time period are inaccurate.
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Furthermore, many of them owed various seigniorial dues in money, in kind, or in
labor. They paid tithes to the church and, sometimes, taxes to the state. And,
when times were hard, they often took on debt to pay their obligations. Feudal
So do work discipline and the gender division of labor. Moreover, small units of
production and weaker governance made for close but often unsystematic
surveillance. And the worker, not the boss, more often set the schedule. Women,
Further down the economic ladder, women of the artisan and peasant class
worked hard, combining domestic labor with a range of productive activities.
Housekeeping itself imposed an endless string of tasks. Preparing, serving,
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