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Venice: A Cultural and Literary Companion (Cities of the Imagination)

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Publisher Comments:

Garrett explores the extraordinary history, art, and architecture of Venice and the islands of the lagoon. Looking at the legacy of the city's Jewish, Greek, Slav, and Armenian minorities, he recalls the exploits of such legendary figures as Casanova and Byron. Maps and illustrations.

Book News Annotation:

Garrett, who has authored literary companions to Italy and to Greece, here offers travelers to Venice some enrichment of their experience with his discussion of the history and architecture of Venice and the islands of the lagoon; the legacy of the city's Jewish, Greek, Slav, and Armenian nations; and the city's rich traditions in opera, drama, art, and music. The book includes b&w drawings and a few b&w photos.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566563697
Author:
Garrett, Martin
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
History
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Venice
Subject:
Venice (Italy) Description and travel.
Subject:
Venice (Italy) History.
Subject:
World History-Italy
Series:
Cities of the Imagination
Series Volume:
no. PR03
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.28x5.32x.74 in. .63 lbs.

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History and Social Science » World History » Italy
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