A History of Venice

A History of Venice

Book - 1989
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As comprehensive as it is engaging, John Julius Norwich's A History of Venice is a complete history of "the most beautiful and magical of cities." This necessary volume traces the rise of Venice from its fifth-century origins through 1797 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989
Edition: First Vintage Books edition
ISBN: 9780679721970
0679721975
Branch Call Number: 945.31 No
Characteristics: xxvi, 673 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm

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toddschirm
Apr 02, 2011

640 pages may seem like a long read, which it is, but considering the history of Venice, I would say it's about right.

If you're going to spend the money & take the time to go there, I would read this book. I don't think I would have lasted the whole read, but Norwich devided it up into small chapters. I was in Venice when I was 16 yrs. old. If I only knew.

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