Professor Brendan Dooley
Professor of Renaissance Studies
Office Location: No. 1 Elderwood, First Floor, College Road.
Tel No.: 021 4902441 / 4205139
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PhD: University of Chicago, 1986
Research and Teaching Positions:
Main Research Interests:
Energy and Culture: Perspectives on the Power to Work, Ashgate 2006; Morandi’s Last Prophecy and the End of Renaissance Politics, Princeton, 2002; Science and the Marketplace in Early Modern Italy, Lexington Books, 2001; The Social History of Skepticism. Experience and Doubt in Early Modern Culture, Johns Hopkins, 1999; Italy in the Baroque. Selected Readings, Garland, 1995; Science, Politics and Society in Eighteenth-Century Italy. The Giornale de’ letterati d’ Italia and its World, Garland, 1991; (ed. with Intro.) Giovanni Baldinucci, Quaderno. Guerra, peste e carestia a Firenze nel Seicento, Polistampa, 2001; (with Sabrina Baron) The Politics of Information in Early Modern Europe, Routledge, 2000. Amore e guerra nel tardo rinascimento: le lettere di don Giovanni de’ Medici e Livia Vernazza, Florence: Polistampa 2009; The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of 'Contemporaneity'in Early Modern Europe, Ashgate 2010
Over 80 shorter publications in: Annales. Histoire, Sciences Sociales; History of Science; Journal of Modern History; Rivista storica italiana; Oxford History of Italy; Encyclopaedia of Social History; Journal of the History of Ideas; Encyclopaedia of the Enlightenment; Journal of the History of the Classical Tradition; Journal of European Economic History; Società e storia; Journal of Social History; History of Universities; Encyclopaedia of Childhood, etc.