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Readings for the Course

  1. Brucker, Gene A. Renaissance Florence, Univ of Calif Press, 1969. Print.
  2. De Roover, Raymond. The Rise and Decline of the Medici Bank, Beard Books, 1999. Print.
  3. Goldthwaite, Richard A. “The Medici Bank and the World of Florentine Capitalism.” Past & Present, no. 114, 1987, pp. 3–31.
  4. Martines, Lauro. Power and Imagination, Johns Hopkins Univ Press. 1988. Print.
  5. Parks, Tim. Medici Money: Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence. 2006. Print.
  6. Peng, Mike Global Strategy 4e, Boston, MA: Cengage Learning: Chapters 2-4. 2017. Print.
  7. Strathern, Paul.  The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance. Vintage, 2007.​ Print.
  8. Weiner, Eric. "Renaissance Florence Was a Better Model for Innovation than Silicon Valley Is". Harvard Business Review, January 25, 2016.  Available free on the web
  9. World Bank. 2018. “Doing Business in Italy.” Web.