Charity and State in Late Renaissance Italy: The Monte Di Pietaa of Florence


Drawing on extensive archival evidence, Carol Bresnahan Menning examines the remarkable evolution of the Florentine monte from a small charitable pawnshop to a flourishing savings organization and a powerful instrument of patronage and state finance.

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