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1. Venice became a highly prosperous city by the late feudal period. What similarities or differences exist between Venice and other cities of this period?
At the beginning of feudalism’s widespread implementation, the centers of economic life was shifted away from towns. European countries had turned toward the self-sufficient agricultural lifestyle that afforded them the security needed to survive their contemporary circumstances.
2. What preconditions are necessary for the establishment of towns?
3. In what ways would craft guild production be considered “precapitalist”?
4. Why were most merchants in the late feudal period considered to be free?