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History of Venice

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Published by Barnes & Noble World Digital Library in New York .
Written in English

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World Digital Library Edition

The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL24303422M
ISBN 100594089433, 0594103819

The books about Venice list will be updated along the way, so please leave a comment if you have books about Venice to recommend and suggest. The photos used to illustrate the list of books about Venice appear courtesy of JoAnn Locktov as samples from ‘Dream of Venice in Black and White’ that follows the previous publications of ‘ Dream.   Buy A History of Venice 2Rev Ed by Norwich, John Julius (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

The museum’s gift shop offers books, DVDs and other merchandise pertaining to local history available for purchase. Venice Heritage, Inc. Venice Heritage Inc. (VHI) is dedicated to preserving and promoting the Venice, Florida area’s rich cultural heritage, including the . Modern day Venice is still an intriguing and mystifying city to visit. Its great history seems to reasonant throughout the whole city. Traditions and festivals continue throughout the calendar year marking events from the rich history of Venice, the Queen of the Sea.

Fantasy by the Sea: Visual History of the American Venice - Tom Moran & Tom Sewall Beyond Baroque Foundation, , (/2 x 11 inches wide), pg, paperback, $ (Out of Print) This was the second history book about Venice, California, and was very popular when it was published. There were autograph parties throughout the town. The History and Civilization of an Italian City-State, – Author: John Jeffries Martin,Dennis Romano. Publisher: JHU Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD → Venice Reconsidered offers a dynamic portrait of Venice from the establishment of the Republic at the end of the thirteenth century to its fall to Napoleon in

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In this splendid book, the reader is treated to the entire arc of rise, reign, and fall, in luminously beautiful prose and plenty of fascinating stories. In the beginning, Venice was a stronghold for Roman citizens seeking refuge from waves of barbarian invasions, miles off the coast, a backwater as the Western Roman empire by:   So glad I read this book prior to a trip to Venice.

Fascinating history of the city that is intertwined with the history of the world from the Fall of Rome to the s. Very approachable book with the right amount of detail.

I learned a lot about Venice and the Byzantine empire and made me wanting to read more about a number of the by:   It's a new history, more compact than the magisterial history of Venice by John Julius Norwich, but goes further by telling the history of Venice from the fall of the Republic in to Bonaparte, and brings it up to the present day.

This book also tells us of the city's contributions to art, literature, cinema and the Grand Tour -- indeed /5(). Must-Read Books History of Venice book Veneto The World of Venice.

By Jan Morris. Morris displays her talent for research, telling anecdote and well-wrought prose in this spirited portrait of a beloved city, its history and inhabitants. If you are going to read one book on Venice, we recommend this favorite.

Learn more on Amazon >>. An extraordinary chronicle of Venice, its people, and its grandeur Thomas Madden’s majestic, sprawling history of Venice is the first full portrait of the city in English in almost thirty years.

Using long-buried archival material and a wealth of newly translated documents, Madden has weaves a spellbinding story of a place and its people, tracing an arc from the city’s humb/5. John Julius Norwich is the author of many acclaimed works of history, including A History of Venice, Byzantium, and, most recently, Paradise of Cities: Venice in the 19th has also written History of Venice book presented some thirty historical documentaries for BBC Television.

Formerly chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund, he now heads the World Monuments Fund in Britain.4/5(7). The city has a history dating from the sixth century, and once wasn't just a city in a larger state: Venice was once one of the greatest trading powers in European history.

Venice was the European end of the Silk Road trade route which moved goods all the way from China, and consequently was a cosmopolitan city, a true melting pot. From Norman Sicily to the Byzantine Empire to this history of Venice and onward to his book on 19th century Venice's influence on foreign artists, J.J.

Norwich has offered readers so much insight and value over the years. A remarkable scholar of the old school, a man of independent means evidently, who devotes himself to study and s:   I'm not an expert on Venice, but I very much enjoyed reading "City of fortune: how Venice won and lost a naval empire" by Roger Crowley.

It tells the story of Venice, from the year (the founding of the city) until (when Venice lost most. Alternatively, you can find more information in books such as A History of Venice by John Julius Norwich.

Enjoy your visit. Share. More on Venice. You might also like. The insider’s guide to Carnevale di Venezia Janu A Venetian gondola is a masterly piece of craftsmanship. Ferraro, Joanne M. Venice: History of the Floating City (Cambridge University Press; ) pages.

By a prominent historian of Venice. The "best book written to date on the Venetian Republic." Library Journal (). Garrett, Martin. Venice: A Cultural History (). Revised edition of Venice: A Cultural and Literary Companion ().

To really understand Venice though you need to discover its past and no book makes this journey more enjoyable than this. Francesco and his family have been a part of Venice's history for centuries and he weaves together the past and present quite magically.

If you love Venice then this well written and magnificently illustrated book is a must. At once the most comprehensive and the most engaging history of Venice available in English, this book will be treasured by all those who share the author's fascination with "the most beautiful and magical of cities." Book jacket.4/5(6).

This long and overly detailed book should be more correctly entitled 'A Political History of Venice'. For this reader, at least, the author paid much too much attention to political and military events at the expense of social, economic and cultural developments/5(50).

A New History. Author: Thomas F. Madden; Publisher: Penguin ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An extraordinary chronicle of Venice, its people, and its grandeur Thomas Madden’s majestic, sprawling history of Venice is the first full portrait of the city in English in almost thirty years.

The Science of Saving Venice (Caroline Fletcher and Jane da Mosto, ). This readable introduction to the ecology of Venice's lagoon asks if Venice can survive in the 21st century. Venice: Lion City (Garry Wills, ).

One of America's greatest historians tackles the provocative history of Venice in the 15th and 16th centuries. A Brief History of Venice focuses on the city from an observers point of view. The reader is taken through the significant events that shaped the city throughout its 1, years. From this perspective, brevity does not result in a lack of thoroughness.

Horodowich knows the history of Venice and presents it in a well organized and thoughtful manner/5(30). The book will also investigate the history of Venice as a multicultural trading c 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/5.

A 17 th century book which explains in detail the construction procedure in Venice demonstrates the amount of wood required just for the stakes. According to this book, when the Santa Maria Della Salute church was built, 1, wooden stakes, each measuring 4.

This long but smoothly written book, by the very recently deceased John Julius Norwich, scion of English nobility, covers more than a thousand years of Venetian history. Nowadays Venice is mostly known as an overloaded tourist destination, or as a victim of environmental degradation, rather than as the world power it was for most of its history.

A History of Venice, by John Julius Norwich, is an in-depth analysis of the history of the Republic of Venice from inception to its eclipse and demise.

Venice came together around the time of the fall of the Western Roman Empire, as refugees from various Italian cities found themselves fleeing an onslaught of German and Hun invaders/5().Venice (/ ˈ v ɛ n ɪ s /; Italian: Venezia [veˈnɛttsja] (); Venetian: Venesia or Venexia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto is situated on a group of small islands that are separated by canals and linked by over bridges.

The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Country: Italy.The book is certanly the best single-volume discourse on Venetian history I have read, but what is more -- it's an excellent contribution to the study of the transition of Europe from ancient Rome to the Renaissance; a transition to which Venice has contributed more than we comonnly by: