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Languages of power: the élite of the Venetian Republic between legitimacy and representation
Journal Title: SOCIETÀ E STORIA  
Author/s: Ettore Cafagna, Valentina Dal Cin, Maud Harivel 
Year:  2017 Issue: 155 Language: Italian 
Pages:  4 Pg. 1-4 FullText PDF:  22 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SS2017-155001
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In this dossier each of the three articles presents a different aspect of the management of power by the Venetian ruling class using verbal and non-verbal languages. This practice was aiming at a political legitimation of the Venetian patriciate both inside and outside the Venetian society. Through the analysis of diplomatic ceremonials, the electoral practice of the "broglio" and the job applications of the former Venetian aristocrats these articles offer a diachronic approach to the Venetian management of power and social prestige.
Keywords: Republic of Venice, ruling classes, languages, power, legitimacy.

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Ettore Cafagna, Valentina Dal Cin, Maud Harivel, Languages of power: the élite of the Venetian Republic between legitimacy and representation in "SOCIETÀ E STORIA " 155/2017, pp. 1-4, DOI:10.3280/SS2017-155001

   

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