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Author Wickham, Chris, 1950-

Title Community and clientele in twelfth-century Tuscany : the origins of the rural commune in the plain of Lucca / Chris Wickham
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1998


Description 1 online resource
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Lucca and the Sei Miglia in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries -- 3. Rural Settlement, Village Identity, and the Parish in the Lucca Plain -- 4. Signoria and Commune in Moriano in the Twelfth Century: Institutions -- 5. Signoria and Commune in Moriano in the Twelfth Century: People -- 6. Rural Landowners and Rural Communes on the Eastern Plain -- 7. Rural Communes in the Lucca Plain in the Twelfth Century -- 8. Comparative Perspectives -- App. 1. Guide to Main Archival Sources -- App. 2. Two Documents
Summary Focusing on local and regional studies of village communities as a way of understanding medieval European history, this book centres on a group of villages around Lucca and studies their social and political structures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Villages -- Italy -- Lucca (Province) -- History
Rural population -- Italy -- Lucca (Province) -- History
Rural conditions.
Rural population.
Sociology & Social History.
Social Sciences.
Social Conditions.
SUBJECT Lucca (Italy : Province) -- Rural conditions
Tuscany (Italy) -- History -- To 1434.
Subject Italy -- Lucca (Province)
Italy -- Tuscany.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191677458