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Published: 18 March 2020

320 Pages | 2 black and white maps


ISBN: 9780198825746

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The Seigneurial Transformation

Power Structures and Political Communication in the Countryside of Central and Northern Italy, 1080-1130

Alessio Fiore and Sergio Knipe

Oxford Studies in Medieval European History

  • Offers an original re-reading of a key moment of Italian medieval history
  • Uses the Italian case to offer fresh insights into the problematique of 'feudal revolution' in Europe
  • Studies the complex interaction of structures of power with political languages
  • Analyses a wide range of sources over a broad geographical space (Northern and Central Italy) to show a rapid reshaping of the structures of local power