For nearly four decades Robert Black has published important books and articles on humanism, politics, and education in Renaissance Tuscany. Black published his first monograph, Benedetto Accolti and the Florentine Renaissance,in 1985. Far more than a simple biography, the book is a treasure trove of information about Florence in the mid-Quattrocento. ...
Brian Jeffrey Maxson, "Robert Black. Studies in Renaissance Humanism and Politics: Florence and Arezzo, Renaissance Quarterly, 65, no. 4 (Winter 2012): 1179–1180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/669356