- Bellavitis, Anna, 'Family and Society', in Eric R. Dursteler (ed.), A Companion to Venetian History 1400-1797 (Leiden, 2013), pp. 319-52. Brill e-book
- Ravid, Benjamin, 'Venice and its Minorities', in Eric R. Dursteler (ed.), A Companion to Venetian History 1400-1797 (Leiden, 2013), pp. 449-86. Brill e-book
- Clarke, Paula, 'The Business of Prostitution in Early Renaissance Venice,' Renaissance Quarterly 68 (2015), 419-464.
Recommended Further Reading
- Schutte, Anne Jacobson, 'Society and the Sexes in the Venetian Republic', in Eric R. Dursteler (ed.), A Companion to Venetian History 1400-1797 (Leiden, 2013), pp. 353-78. Brill e-book
- Chambers, David, and Brian Pullan (eds), Venice: A Documentary History 1450-1630 (Oxford, 1992; rept. Toronto, 2001), pp. 85-129, 242-352.
- 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. 113-58, 285-358.
- ‘In fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Venice social rank was more important than gender’. Discuss.
How serene was the society of the 'Serenissima' between c. 1350 and c. 1650?
- Why did government policies towards foreign communities in Venice change between c. 1350 and c. 1650?
- How successful were Venetian charitable institutions in addressing the social and religious problems of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries?
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