Selected Bibliography

Peter Burke


In the LRB Archive:

  • A Welcome for Foreigners · 7 November 1991

    • The Golden Age of Painting in Spain by Jonathan Brown
    • Spanish Paintings of the 15th through 19th Centuries by Jonathan Brown and Richard Mann
  • Open the curtain and see their puppets play · 5 January 1989

    • Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England by Stephen Greenblatt
    • Representing the English Renaissance edited by Stephen Greenblatt
  • Grassi gets a fright · 7 July 1988

    • Galileo: Heretic by Pietro Redondi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal
  • A Delicious Satisfaction with the Material World · 12 November 1987

    • The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age by Simon Schama
  • Patrons · 15 October 1987

    • Patronage, Art and Society in Renaissance Italy edited by F.W. Kent and Patricia Simons
    • Pienza: The Creation of a Renaissance City by Charles Mack
    • Piety and Patronage in Renaissance Venice: Bellini, Titian and the Franciscans by Rona Goffen
    • Venetian Humanism in an Age of Patrician Dominance by Margaret King
    • The Venetian Patriciate: Reality versus Myth by Donald Queller
    • Tradesman and Traders: The World of the Guilds in Venice and Europe, c.1250-c.1650 by Richard MacKenney
    • Florence, Rome and the Origins of the Renaissance by George Holmes
    • From Humanism to the Humanities: Education and the Liberal Arts in 15th and 6th-Century Europe by Anthony Grafton and Lisa Jardine
    • Renaissance and Revolt: Essays in the Intellectual and Social History of Early Modern France by J.H.M. Salmon
  • Reputation · 21 May 1987

    • The Count-Duke of Olivares: The Statesman in an Age of Decline by J.H. Elliott
    • Philip IV and the Decoration of the Alcazar of Madrid by Steven Orso
  • State Theatre · 22 January 1987

    • The Rome of Alexander VII: 1655-1667 by Richard Krautheimer
    • Firearms and Fortifications: Military Architecture and Siege Warfare in 16th-century Siena by Simon Pepper and Nicholas Adams
  • Sunflower · 20 March 1986

    • Velazquez: Painter and Courtier by Jonathan Brown
    • El Greco and his Patrons: Three Major Projects by Richard Mann
  • Men’s Honour, Women’s Lives · 6 March 1986

    • Trial by Impotence: Virility and Marriage in Pre-Revolutionary France by Pierre Darmon, translated by Paul Keegan
    • The Boundaries of Eros: Sex, Crime and Sexuality in Renaissance Venice by Guido Ruggiero
    • The Tuscans and their Families: A Study of the Florentine Catasto of 1427 by David Herlihy and Christiane Klapisch-Zuber
    • Women, Family and Ritual in Renaissance Italy by Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, translated by Lydia Cochrane
    • French Women in the Age of Enlightenment edited by Samia Spencer
  • The Exotic West · 6 February 1986

    • The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci by Jonathan Spence
    • Chine et Christianisme: Action et Réaction by Jacques Gernet
  • God in Heaven send us peace · 18 April 1985

    • The Thirty Years’ War by Geoffrey Parker
  • Making saints · 18 October 1984

    • Saints and Society: The Two Worlds of Western Christendom 1000-1700 by Donald Weinstein and Rudolph Bell
    • The Norman Conquest and Beyond by Frank Barlow
    • Miracles and the Medieval Mind by Benedicta Ward
    • The Great Debate on Miracles: From Joseph Glanvill to David Hume by R.M. Burns
    • Saints and their Cults: Studies in Religious Sociology, Folklore and History edited by Stephen Wilson
  • The Impostor · 19 April 1984

    • Le Retour de Martin Guerre by Natalie Davis, Jean-Claude Carrière and Daniel Vigne
    • The Return of Martin Guerre by Natalie Davis
  • Braudel’s Long Term · 10 January 1983

    • Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century: Vol. I. The Structures of Everyday Life by Fernand Braudel, translated by Siân Reynolds
    • Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century: Vol. II. The Wheels of Commerce by Fernand Braudel, translated by Siân Reynolds
    • Civilisation matérielle, économie et capitalisme, XVe-XVIIIe siècle: Vol. III. Le temps du monde by Fernand Braudel
  • Flattery · 16 September 1982

    • Le Roi-Machine: Spectacle et Politique au Temps de Louis XIV by Jean-Marie Apostolidès
    • Le Portrait du Roi by Louis Marin
  • Aliens · 18 March 1982

    • The Monstrous Races in Medieval Art and Thought by John Friedman
    • Apparitions in Late Medieval and Renaissance Spain by William Christian
  • Façades · 19 November 1981

    • The Building of Renaissance Florence: An Economic and Social History by Richard Goldthwaite
    • Public Life in Renaissance Florence by Richard Trexler
    • Civic Ritual in Renaissance Venice by Edward Muir
    • Venice: The Greatness and the Fall by John Julius Norwich
    • Ruskin and Venice edited by Jeanne Clegg
    • The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin and Jan Morris
  • Rolling Stone · 20 August 1981

    • The Past and the Present by Lawrence Stone
  • Medieval Dreams · 4 June 1981

    • Time, Work and Culture in the Middle Ages by Jacques Le Goff, translated by Arthur Goldhammer
  • Moderns and Masons · 2 April 1981

    • The First Moderns: The Architects of the Eighteenth Century by Joseph Rykwert
  • Centralisation · 5 March 1981

    • State and Society in Europe 1550-1650 by Victor Kiernan
  • How Venice worked · 6 November 1980

    • Politics in Renaissance Venice by Robert Finlay
  • Rabelais’s Box · 3 April 1980

    • Rabelais by M.A. Screech

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