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Conflitti, paci e vendette nell'Italia comunale

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  • Andrea Zorzi,

This book is a collection of seven essays with an introduction by the editor. The contributions propose first-hand studies of some of the less researched aspects of the history of the Italian communes: the practices of conflict, vendetta and pacification. The variety of different ways of resolving conflicts brought to light by the studies for the various civic and rural contexts (Mantua, Parma, Pisa, Lucca, Florence and the Valdinievole), between the beginning of the thirteenth and the mid fourteenth century, indicate how normal such social relations were, the widespread nature of the feud and the legitimisation and centrality of the culture of the vendetta within the political arena of the commune. The book hence offers a precious contribution for a review of the prevalent narration of the vendetta in late mediaeval Italian society.

  • Keywords:
  • Comuni medievali,
  • Storia medievale,
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Andrea Zorzi

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-3245-2904

Andrea Zorzi teaches mediaeval history at the University of Florence. His publications include: L'amministrazione della giustizia penale nella Repubblica fiorentina(Olschki, 1988), Florentine Tuscany. Structures and practices of power (with W.J. Connell, Cambridge University Press, 2000), Pratiques sociales et politiques judiciaires dans les villes de l'Occident à la fin du Moyen Age (with J. Chiffoleau and C. Gauvard, École française de Rome, 2007), and La trasformazione di un quadro politico. Ricerche su politica e giustizia a Firenze dal comune allo Stato territoriale (Firenze University Press, 2008).
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Book Title

Conflitti, paci e vendette nell'Italia comunale

Editors

Andrea Zorzi

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

238

Publication Year

2009

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© 2009 Author(s)

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CC BY-ND 3.0 IT

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-117-5

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978-88-8453-445-3

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