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Communes and Communities: The Democratic Elements of Medieval Life

Communes and Communities: The Democratic Elements of Medieval Life

By R.W. Carstens

SMART: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, Vol.6:1 (1998)

Synopsis: Examines forms of democratic governments in the Middle Ages, focusing on the Italian city of Florence and the monastic order of the Dominicans.

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