Gli occhi del principe. Castelvetrano: uno stato feudale nella Sicilia moderna

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[automatically translated] In the climate of confrontation and conflict that characterized the last phase of Austrian rule in Sicily, Prince Don Diego Pignatelli Aragona Cortes (1687-1750) promoted a survey on "all states, bills, rents and jurisdictions" in his possession in the Kingdom of Sicily, which would serve to chiarirgli the characteristics of each fief and universities, to demonstrate that the feudal power of the attention turned to the organization of the local reality. The analysis of the valuable document, in the light of many other contemporary sources, allows the author to penetrate the system of 'the feudal government "and the economic reality and social Castelvetrano, a large town in the Sicilian baron of the first half of the eighteenth century . And also retrieve interesting snippets of local politics;
Original languageItalian
ISBN (Print)978-88-8334-282-0
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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