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The Logic of Political Conflict in Medieval CitiesItaly and the Southern Low Countries, 1370-1440$
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Patrick Lantschner

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198734635

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734635.001.0001

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Lille and Verona

Lille and Verona

Contained Systems of Conflict

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(p.169) 7 Lille and Verona
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The Logic of Political Conflict in Medieval Cities
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Patrick Lantschner

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734635.003.0008

Revolt was largely absent in late medieval Verona and Lille where various forms of protest constituted the principal mode of political conflict. Such patterns of behaviour were closely connected to the contained nature of these cities’ bases of political organization. Guilds and neighbourhood institutions, such as parishes, were too poorly resourced to allow the formation of strong insurgent coalitions and instead encouraged the pursuit of conflict through judicial channels or low-level forms of protest. When coalitions were formed, they principally relied on the support of families whose resources were weaker than in the other cities because of the nature of the cities’ contado/hinterland and state structure. The patronage network of the Burgundian state and the opportunities for petitioning within the Venetian state further channelled and contained conflict, which nevertheless remained a critical feature of these cities’ political systems.

Keywords:   Lille, Burgundy, Verona, Venice, protest, petition, guild, parish, neighbourhood, family, contado, state

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