Table of contents for Information and communication in Venice : rethinking early modern politics / Filippo de Vivo.

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Contents
Acknowledgements i
Note on citations and abbreviations iii
Introduction 1
1. Communication in the government 18
1.1 Eloquence 19
1.2 Debating in the councils 25
1.3 Comunicazione between councils 32
1.4 Secrecy and the myth of Venice 40
2. Communication in the political arena 46
2.1 The archive's preservation, use, and dispersal 48
2.2 The politics and economics of leaking: the case of relazioni 57
2.3 Diplomacy: between official and unofficial communication 70
2.4 Professionals of intelligence 74
3. Communication in the city 86
3.1 News on the Rialto 89
3.2 Before the coffeehouse 98
3.3 Politics' possible publics 106
3.4 The words of women 112
4. Communicative transactions 120
4.1 The interaction of orality and literacy 121
4.2 Necessary encounters: official publication 127
4.3 Posted words, political messages: Venice's pasquinades 136
4.4 Reason of state in the barbershop 142
5. The system challenged: the interdict of 1606-7 157
5.1 Fighting over communication 160
5.2 Enforcing security, representing order 170
5.3 The circulation of manuscripts 176
5.4 The explosion of communication 187
6. Propaganda? Print in context 200
6.1 The beginning of print publication 203
6.2 The scale of the offensive 215
6.3 Fabricating consensus, encouraging criticism 227
6.4 Beyond intentions 238
Epilogue 249
References 259
Index 301

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Communication in politics -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
Communication -- Political aspects -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
Venice (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1508-1797.