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Making History

The Lottery Ball and the Politics of Chance

Making HistoryThe Lottery Ball and the Politics of Chance

12/06/2021

Claire Judde de Larivière, a specialist in Renaissance Venice, analyses how the drawing of lots partly reduced corruption and constituted a ritual that united the community of patricians in the Venetian Republic. We also understand what links the ballot box and the lottery box, throughout history.

Duration :

18 min

Available :

From 16/09/2021 to 17/02/2025

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage