- Chambers, David, and Brian Pullan (eds), Venice: A Documentary History 1450-1630 (Oxford, 1992; rept. Toronto, 2001), pp. 37-84.
- Viggiano, Alfredo, 'Politics and Constitution', Eric R. Dursteler (ed.), A Companion to Venetian History 1400-1797 (Leiden, 2013), pp. 47-84. Brill e-book
- Van Gelder, Maartje,'The People's Prince. Popular Politics in Early Modern Venice', Journal of Modern History, 90 (2018): 249-291.
Sanudo, Marin, Venice, cità excelentissima: selections from the Renaissance diaries of Marin Sanudo, ed. and trans. Patricia H. Labalme and Laura Sanguineti White (Baltimore, 2008), pp. 49-112, 159-226.
Contarini, Gasparo, The Commonwealth and Government of Venice, trans. Lewis Lewkenor (London, 1599)
- The Rulers of Venice 1332-1524 [See also Monique O'Connell, Rulers of Venice, 1332-1524: Governanti di Venezia, 1332-1524: interpretations, methods, database (New York, 2009)]
- Why was Venice successful in preserving its republican constitution?
- How was political opposition expressed in Venice between c. 1350 and c. 1650?
- What did rituals contribute to the political life of Venice in this period?
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