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Medieval Lucca: And the Evolution of the Renaissance State

M. E. Bratchel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542901
eISBN:
9780191715655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542901.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book traces the creation of the Lucchese state from classical antiquity to the end of the 15th century. It describes and explains the geographical configuration, institutional organization, and ... More


The Administration of a Medieval City‐Territory: Twelfth to Fourteenth Centuries

M. E. Bratchel

in Medieval Lucca: And the Evolution of the Renaissance State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542901
eISBN:
9780191715655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542901.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers and explains the precociousness of the political and administrative structures of the Lucchese state. From a very early period the Sei Miglia (the plain immediately around the ... More


The Fourteenth Century: The Lucchese State from the Loss of Independence to the Recovery of Liberty

M. E. Bratchel

in Medieval Lucca: And the Evolution of the Renaissance State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542901
eISBN:
9780191715655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542901.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Excluding the years when Lucca, with much of north‐west Tuscany, was ruled by Castruccio Castracani, the 14th century was for Lucca a time of crisis and humiliation. After 1328 Lucca passed, often by ... More


The Early Visconti and the Claim to Absolute Power

Jane Black

in Absolutism in Renaissance Milan: Plenitude of Power under the Visconti and the Sforza 1329-1535

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565290
eISBN:
9780191721861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565290.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter Two focuses on the difficulties the Visconti faced in claiming absolute power. Alberico da Rosciate, refused to accept that signori had any such right, but Signorolo degli Omodei supported ... More


Philiphê Bỉnh and the Catholic Geographies of Tonkin

George E. Dutton

in Vietnamese Moses: Philiphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293434
eISBN:
9780520966697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293434.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter uses Binh’s own self-introduction to situate him within the particular geographies that shaped the trajectory of his life. The chapter shows how Binh positioned himself both locally and ... More


Prophetic Christianity in Brazil and Chile

Todd Hartch

in The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199844593
eISBN:
9780199358304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844593.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the development of prophetic Christianity in Brazil and Chile in the 1970s and 1980s. In Brazil, Bishop Helder Camara and the Conferência Nacional dos Bispos do Brasil ... More


The long night

Gustavo Morello, SJ

in The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190234270
eISBN:
9780190234294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234270.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details the illegal procedures that led to the kidnapping, detention, and internment of the La Salettes. It describes the chaotic “interrogation,” where they were accused of being ... More


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