Venetian trading networks in the medieval Mediterranean
Title: Venetian trading networks in the medieval Mediterranean
Citation: Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 2013, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 157-179
Network analysis can identify the crucial role that such social outcasts as Jews, Greeks, colonial subjects, and uprooted individuals played within the exclusive commercial networks of the Republic of Venice. These lower-rank merchants and brokers were able not only to manipulate legal, cultural, and religious categories to integrate themselves into the Venetian networks but also to abandon those networks when better economic opportunities arose.
Posted Online August 5, 2013.
Type of Access: openAccess
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