(updated 16 August 2007)
Bibliography for 
Thomas J. Misa 
Charles Babbage Institute
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis MN 55455
Engineering and the Renaissance
Printing & Culture

Engineering and the Renaissance

Cochrane, Eric W. Florence in the forgotten centuries, 1527-1800: A history of Florence and the Florentines in the age of the grand dukes.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973

Gille, Bertrand.  Les ingénieurs de la Renaissance.  Paris: Hermann, 1964 

Goldthwaite, Richard A. The building of Renaissance Florence : an economic and social history. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980 

Goldthwaite, Richard A.  Private wealth in Renaissance Florence: a study of four families. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1968. 

Leonardo da Vinci: Engineer and architect. Montréal: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1987

The inventions of Leonardo da Vinci / Charles Gibbs-Smith and Gareth Rees.
Published: New York : Scribner, 1978

The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci / arranged, rendered into English and introduced by Edward MacCurdy.
Published: New York : G. Braziller, 1954. 

Parsons, William Barclay.  Engineers and engineering in the Renaissance.  Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Company, 1939 

Printing & Culture

Eisenstein, Elizabeth L.  The printing revolution in early modern Europe.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993

Frick, Carole Collier.  Dressing Renaissance Florence: Families, Fortunes, and Fine Clothing.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

Gee, Malcolm, and Tim Kirk, eds.  Printed matters: printing, publishing and urban culture in Europe in the modern period.  Aldershot/Burlington: Ashgate, 2002

Johns, Adrian.  The nature of the book: print and knowledge in the making.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998

Peter F. McNally, ed.  The Advent of Printing: historians of science respond to Elizabeth Eisenstein's 'The printing press as an agent of change'.  Montreal: Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, McGill University, 1987.

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