Venice And Amsterdam
Study Of Seventeenth-Century Elites
de Peter Burke
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A work of comparative history which examines the elites or ruling groups of two major cities in early modern Europe. Focusing on the lives of 563 individuals - the procuratori di San Marco in Venice and the aldermen and burgomasters of Amsterdam - the author examines the ways in which the elites recruited themselves, their wealth and their power.