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P340-355 1350-1550 period of Renaissance, birthplace of the modern world with the revival of antiquity Development in everything but religion Northern Italy was largely urban and the Renaissance happened here most making these cites the centers of Italian political, economic and social life. Above all the Renaissance was a recovery from the crusades, black plague o A secular spirit emerged as increasing wealth created new enjoyment of worldly things o Also people began to recover knowledge of the past o Mostly upper wealthy who did so Economy recovers in the 14 th century Due to expansion of trade Venetian traders run into the Germanic Hanseatic league who gain control of the European trade for 200 yrs Italian cities began to develop luxury items Other industries such as printing mining and metallurgy rivaled the textile industry due to new techniques and new machinery Rulers began to transfer their titles to underground minerals to financiers as collateral for loans
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