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Venice, A Maritime Republic / Edition 1
     

Venice, A Maritime Republic / Edition 1

by Frederic Chapin Lane
 

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ISBN-10: 080181460X

ISBN-13: 9780801814600

Pub. Date: 11/28/1973

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Combining engrossing detail and magisterial overview, Venice, A Maritime Republic traces the history of Venice from its origins in the sixth century through its rise and decline as the first modern empire of Europe. "Among the many cities men have made," Frederic C. Lane Writes, "Venice stands out as a symbol of beauty, of wise government, and of community

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Combining engrossing detail and magisterial overview, Venice, A Maritime Republic traces the history of Venice from its origins in the sixth century through its rise and decline as the first modern empire of Europe. "Among the many cities men have made," Frederic C. Lane Writes, "Venice stands out as a symbol of beauty, of wise government, and of community controlled capitalism." Drawing on a lifetime of study and reflection, the author shows how that resplendent city came to have the institutions, the buildings, and the pattern of urban life that make it unique.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801814600
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1973
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
915,997
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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