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Open Access Introduction: “Naples is the Whole World”

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Introduction: “Naples is the Whole World”

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Naples was one of the largest cities in early modern Europe and, for about two centuries, the largest city in the global empire ruled by the kings of Spain. This introduction chapter briefly situates the city in the general history of Italy and Europe and offer a few remarks on the themes, topics, and approaches of the essays that follow. In selecting the topics for the essays, the contributors and the author have attempted to include both traditional topics on which there is a rich historiographical tradition, especially in Italian (such as issues in political, economic, or ecclesiastic history), and topics such as political culture, patronage, or court rituals which have more recently attracted the interest of Italian, Spanish, French, and Anglophone historians.

Keywords:early modern Europe; Italy; Naples; Spain

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