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The Siege of Venice
     

The Siege of Venice

by Jonathan Keates
 

The story of Venice’s great last stand in 1848 against its Austrian rulers. For over a year the Austrians blockaded the city. Food was scarce and cholera was rife. The people of Venice gave their all in support of the rebellion but without foreign help the sad, if glorious end, was inevitable.

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The story of Venice’s great last stand in 1848 against its Austrian rulers. For over a year the Austrians blockaded the city. Food was scarce and cholera was rife. The people of Venice gave their all in support of the rebellion but without foreign help the sad, if glorious end, was inevitable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780701166373
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.75(d)

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Jonathan Keates is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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