... this is a first rate volume ... Throughout, the pieces are interesting and the volume is important, not simply for specialists on Italy but also for those interested in early modern European history ... The essays are state-of-the-art, and the book will be useful to scholars and students alike. Journal of European Studies
About the Author
John Marino is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego. His publications include Pastoral Economics in the Kingdom of Nales and Good Government in Spanish Naples. He has been the recipient of a Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship, a Fondazione Fellowship, an Exxon Fellowship, and a Newberry Library-N.E.H. Fellowship, and is past president of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference.