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Signoria and Commune in Moriano in the Twelfth Century: Institutions

Chris Wickham

in Community and Clientele in Twelfth-Century Tuscany: The Origins of the Rural Commune in the Plain of Lucca

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207047
eISBN:
9780191677458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207047.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the signorial and communal institutions in Moriano in Tuscany, Italy during the 12th-century. Moriano was first documented in 1121 ... More


Conflict and Community

Benjamin Nathans

in Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520208308
eISBN:
9780520931299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208308.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to the struggle over the formation of Jewish communal institutions in the imperial capital, including its first synagogue. It observes that social and religious tensions already ... More


Social and Religious Change, 1750–1914

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764395
eISBN:
9781800340763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764395.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details how the period between 1750 and 1914 saw significant urbanization in north-eastern Europe. In the towns of Warsaw, St Petersburg, Moscow, Lviv, Kraków, and Poznań, a new Jewish ... More


Good Governance and the Economy of Violence

James A. Palmer

in The Virtues of Economy: Governance, Power, and Piety in Late Medieval Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742378
eISBN:
9781501742385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742378.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter describes the economy of violence. Through a theatrical form of ritualized peacemaking, Roman elites managed private violence, claimed justice and peace as characteristic of Roman ... More


Laura Limonic, Kugel and Frijoles: Latino Jews in the United States. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2019. 264 pp.

Anat Helman (ed.)

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses Laura Limonic's Kugel and Frijoles: Latino Jews in the United States (2019). This sociological study focuses on Latinx Jews who have migrated to the United States since 1965, ... More


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