Venice's Mediterranean Colonies: Architecture and Urbanism

Venice's Mediterranean Colonies: Architecture and Urbanism

by Maria Georgopoulou
     
 

This 2001 text examines the dynamic relationship between colonizer and colony through architecture and urbanism.See more details below

Overview

This 2001 text examines the dynamic relationship between colonizer and colony through architecture and urbanism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521782357
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Venice's empire; Part I. Constructing an Empire: 1. The city as locus of colonial rule; 2. Signs of power; 3. Venice, the heir of Byzantium; Part II. Mapping the Colonial Territory: 4. Patron saints, relics, and martyria; 5. The blessings of the friars; 6. The Greeks and the city; 7. Segregation within the walls: the Judaica; Part III. Symbols of Colonial Control: 8. Ritualizing colonial practices; 9. Colonialism and the metropole; Conclusion.

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