Women and the Renaissance reading list
Ajmar-Wollheim, Marta and Dennis, Flora (eds.), At Home in Renaissance Italy, exhibition catalogue, V&A Publications, London, 2006.
Bell, Rudolph M,How to Do It: guides to good living for Renaissance Italians, University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Buck, Anne,Clothes and the Child: a handbook of children's dress in England 1500-1900, R. Bean, 1996.
Buxton, Meriel, Ladies of the Chase, Sportsman's Press, 1987.
Collier Frick, Carole, Dressing Renaissance Florence: families, fortunes & fine clothing, John Hopkins University Press, 2002.
Evans, Joan, Magical Jewels of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, particularly in England, Dover Publications, 1976.
Hughes, Graham, Renaissance Cassoni: masterpieces of early Italian art: painted marriage chests 1400-1550 , Art Books International, 1997.
Johnson, Geraldine A and Matthews Grieco, Sarah (eds.), Picturing Women in Renaissance and Baroque Italy, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997
Kelly Gadol, Joan, 'Did Women Have a Renaissance?'. reprinted in Becoming Visible: Women in European History, eds. R. Bridenthal and C. Koonz, (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977), 137-64.
Kevill-Davies, Sally, Yesterday's Children: the antiques and history of childcare, Antique Collectors' Club, 1994.
King, Catherine E, Renaissance Women Patrons: Wives and Widows in Italy c.1300-1500, New York: Manchester University Press, 1998
Motture, Peta and Currie, Stuart (eds.), The Sculpted Object 1400-1700, Aldershot 1997.
Musacchio, JacquelineThe Art and Ritual of Childbirth in Renaissance Italy, Yale University Press, 1999.
Origo, Iris, The Merchant of Prato: Francesco Di Marco Datini: Daily Life in a Medieval Italian City, first published 1957.
Parlett, David, A History of Card Games, Oxford University Press, 1990.
Payne-Gallway, Ralph,The Crossbow: Medieval and Modern, Military and Sporting: its construction, history and management, The Holland Press, 1995.
Thornton, Peter, The Italian Renaissance Interior 1400-1600, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1991
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