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A Brief History of Venice
     

A Brief History of Venice

by Elizabeth Horodowich
 

ISBN-10: 0762436905

ISBN-13: 9780762436903

Pub. Date: 07/27/2009

Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers


Venice grew out of the swamps of Italy and became one of the great mercantile and cultural centers of the world. Elizabeth Horodowich, one of the leading historians of the city, tells the whole story, showing that Venice, alongside Florence and Rome, was one of the great Renaissance capitals. The book will also investigate the history of Venice as a multicultural

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Venice grew out of the swamps of Italy and became one of the great mercantile and cultural centers of the world. Elizabeth Horodowich, one of the leading historians of the city, tells the whole story, showing that Venice, alongside Florence and Rome, was one of the great Renaissance capitals. The book will also investigate the history of Venice as a multicultural trading city where Christians, Jews, and Muslims lived together at the crossroads between East and West. The narrative runs all the way to the present to the current problems with the sinking island.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762436903
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
931,160
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

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