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Society II

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Core Reading
  • Chambers, David, and Brian Pullan (eds), Venice: A Documentary History 1450-1630 (Oxford, 1992; rept. Toronto, 2001), pp. 85-129, 295-321.
  • 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, 311-21.
Seminar Questions
  • How was violence expressed and controlled in the Republic of Venice in the Renaissance?

  • How successful were Venetian charitable institutions in addressing the social and religious problems of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries?
Indications for Further Reading