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Venice : a new history, Thomas F. Madden

Label
Venice : a new history
Title
Venice
Title remainder
a new history
Statement of responsibility
Thomas F. Madden
Title variation
Venice : a new history
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on rare archival material and newly translated documents to chronicle the city's rise from a humble lagoon refuge to its apex as a maritime empire and Renaissance epicenter to its rebirth as a modern tourist hub
Tone
Writing style
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10151736
Cataloging source
DLC
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Madden, Thomas F
Dewey number
945/.311
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG676
LC item number
.M33 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Venice (Italy)
Target audience
adult
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islands of honor and profit : a new history
Label
Venice : a new history, Thomas F. Madden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Refugees on the Lagoon : The Origins of Venice -- St. Mark's Rest : The Birth of the City of Venice, 697-836 -- Coming of Age : Independence, Expansion, and Power, 836-1094 -- A Merchant Republic in a Feudal Age : Ecclesiastical and Political Reform, 1095-1172 -- Between Empires : The Peace of Venice, 1172-1200 -- Birth of a Maritime Empire : Venice and the Fourth Crusade -- Marco Polo's Venice : Prosperity, Power, and Piety in the Thirteenth Century -- The Discovery of the West : War, Wealth, and Reform in the Early Fourteenth Century -- Plague and Treason in the Fourteenth Century -- From Victory to Victory : The War of Chioggia and the Birth of the Mainland Empire -- Sowing and Reaping : Medieval Venice and the Birth of Modern Finance -- Death of a Parent : The Fall of Constantinople and the Rise of the Ottoman Turks -- The Perils of Success : The Apogee of the Venetian Empire -- Most Splendid and Serene : Venice and the Renaissance -- For God and St. Mark : The Wars against the Turks -- Masks, Opera, and Love : Venice the Tourist Destination -- A Medieval Republic in the Modern World : The United States, France, and the Fall of the Republic -- A Crisis of Identity : Venice in the Nineteenth Century -- War, Water, and Tourists : Venice in the Twentieth Century and Beyond
Control code
2012005304
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 446 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670025428
Lccn
2012005304
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Venice : a new history, Thomas F. Madden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Refugees on the Lagoon : The Origins of Venice -- St. Mark's Rest : The Birth of the City of Venice, 697-836 -- Coming of Age : Independence, Expansion, and Power, 836-1094 -- A Merchant Republic in a Feudal Age : Ecclesiastical and Political Reform, 1095-1172 -- Between Empires : The Peace of Venice, 1172-1200 -- Birth of a Maritime Empire : Venice and the Fourth Crusade -- Marco Polo's Venice : Prosperity, Power, and Piety in the Thirteenth Century -- The Discovery of the West : War, Wealth, and Reform in the Early Fourteenth Century -- Plague and Treason in the Fourteenth Century -- From Victory to Victory : The War of Chioggia and the Birth of the Mainland Empire -- Sowing and Reaping : Medieval Venice and the Birth of Modern Finance -- Death of a Parent : The Fall of Constantinople and the Rise of the Ottoman Turks -- The Perils of Success : The Apogee of the Venetian Empire -- Most Splendid and Serene : Venice and the Renaissance -- For God and St. Mark : The Wars against the Turks -- Masks, Opera, and Love : Venice the Tourist Destination -- A Medieval Republic in the Modern World : The United States, France, and the Fall of the Republic -- A Crisis of Identity : Venice in the Nineteenth Century -- War, Water, and Tourists : Venice in the Twentieth Century and Beyond
Control code
2012005304
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 446 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670025428
Lccn
2012005304
Other physical details
ill., maps

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