Venice: History of the Floating City / Edition 1

Venice: History of the Floating City / Edition 1

by Joanne M. Ferraro
     
 

Recounting Venice's unique history from its foundation, this book analyses the city's social, cultural, religious and environmental history, and its politics and economy.See more details below

Overview

Recounting Venice's unique history from its foundation, this book analyses the city's social, cultural, religious and environmental history, and its politics and economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521883597
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
1,359,421
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Chronology of historical events; Chronology of architecture, art, literature, and music; 1. Reconstructing the floating city; 2. The riches of Asia, Europe, and North Africa; 3. A pride of lions; 4. Identities and modes of socialization; 5. Material life; 6. City of myth; 7. The Serenissima's wayward subjects; 8. The baroque stage; 9. Epilogue: the tides of change; Appendices.

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