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The Resource Venice : pure city, Peter Ackroyd

Venice : pure city, Peter Ackroyd

Label
Venice : pure city
Title
Venice
Title remainder
pure city
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city, embracing facts and romance, history and artists, carnival masks and leper colonies, wars and sieges, and scandals and seductions
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
380607
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackroyd, Peter
Dewey number
945/.311
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Venice (Italy)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
pure city
Label
Venice : pure city, Peter Ackroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, London, in 2009"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. City from the sea -- Origins -- Water, water everywhere -- Mirror, mirror -- pt. 2. The city of St. Mark -- The saint comes -- Refuge -- Against nature -- Stones of Venice -- pt. 3. Ship of state -- "Let it be everlasting" -- The chosen people -- The prison house -- Secrets -- Chronicles -- pt. 4. Republic of commerce -- The merchants of Venice -- The endless drama -- Wheels within wheels -- pt. 5. Empire of trade -- The lion city -- Cities in collision -- A call to arms -- pt. 6. Timeless city -- Bells and gondolas -- Iustitia -- Against the Turks -- pt. 7. The living city -- The body and the building -- Learning and language -- Colour and light -- Pilgrims and tourists -- pt. 8. The art of life -- Hurrah for Carnival -- A divine art -- The eternal feminine -- What to eat? -- pt. 9. Sacred city -- Divine and infernal -- Of belief -- pt. 10. The shadows of history -- Decline and fall? -- Death in Venice -- pt. 11. City of myth -- The map unrolls -- The huddled family -- Moon and night -- While the music lasts -- A Venetian chronology
Control code
790912
Dimensions
cm
Edition
First edition in the United States of America.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780385531528
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010010350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385531528
  • (OCoLC)515405296
Label
Venice : pure city, Peter Ackroyd
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, London, in 2009"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. City from the sea -- Origins -- Water, water everywhere -- Mirror, mirror -- pt. 2. The city of St. Mark -- The saint comes -- Refuge -- Against nature -- Stones of Venice -- pt. 3. Ship of state -- "Let it be everlasting" -- The chosen people -- The prison house -- Secrets -- Chronicles -- pt. 4. Republic of commerce -- The merchants of Venice -- The endless drama -- Wheels within wheels -- pt. 5. Empire of trade -- The lion city -- Cities in collision -- A call to arms -- pt. 6. Timeless city -- Bells and gondolas -- Iustitia -- Against the Turks -- pt. 7. The living city -- The body and the building -- Learning and language -- Colour and light -- Pilgrims and tourists -- pt. 8. The art of life -- Hurrah for Carnival -- A divine art -- The eternal feminine -- What to eat? -- pt. 9. Sacred city -- Divine and infernal -- Of belief -- pt. 10. The shadows of history -- Decline and fall? -- Death in Venice -- pt. 11. City of myth -- The map unrolls -- The huddled family -- Moon and night -- While the music lasts -- A Venetian chronology
Control code
790912
Dimensions
cm
Edition
First edition in the United States of America.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780385531528
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010010350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385531528
  • (OCoLC)515405296

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