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Ventura, Piero

Overview
Works: 281 works in 768 publications in 7 languages and 13,591 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Adapter
Classifications: ND35, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Piero Ventura
Great painters by Piero Ventura( Book )

24 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of European painting from the late 1200's through World War I by examining the lives and works of such artists as Giotto, Delacroix, Gauguin, and Picasso
Great composers by Piero Ventura( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly introduces the greatest composers over the centuries and the contributions they made to the development of music
Grand constructions by Gian Paolo Ceserani( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents in pictures and text the great buildings and architectural highlights of history, from Stonehenge to skyscrapers. Through an introduction to famous buildings from Stonehenge to modern skyscrapers, the history of architecture is introduced
Marco Polo by Gian Paolo Ceserani( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in French and English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of the thirteenth-century Venetian merchant who wrote a famous account of his travels in Asia and his life at the court of Kublai Khan
Christopher Columbus by Piero Ventura( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of Christopher Columbus highlighting his ocean voyages and discovery of new lands
Michelangelo's world by Piero Ventura( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the famous sculptor, painter, poet, and architect who flourished during the Italian Renaissance
1492 : the year of the New World by Piero Ventura( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Columbus's voyage links descriptions of life in various conuntries in fifteenth-century Europe with those of life among various Indians in the New World
In search of Troy by Piero Ventura( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Heinrich Schliemann's search for and discovery of the site of ancient Troy and discusses the mythology and possible historical facts connected with the siege of that city
Houses : structures, methods, and ways of living by Piero Ventura( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of houses, focusing on the changing needs of protection and security, evolving styles, and developing technology
Clothing : garments, styles, and uses by Piero Ventura( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the development of clothing from prehistory to the present, highlighting how garments developed to meet many needs
In search of ancient Crete by Piero Ventura( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the archaeological excavations on the island of Crete that revealed the remains of the legendary Minoan civilization which flourished from about 3000 to 1450 BC, when it was destroyed by the effects of a volcanic eruption
There once was a time by Piero Ventura( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world history presenting various aspects of life during particular periods of history, focusing heavily on Europe, in a manner allowing the reader to make topical comparisons between the periods
Venice, birth of a city by Piero Ventura( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the city built on islands in the Adriatic Sea from its establishment in A.D. 452 to the height of its political and economic power as a colonial empire and cultural center in the 1400's to its conquest by Napoleon in 1797
Piero Ventura's Book of cities by Piero Ventura( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations present some of the outstanding features of the world's most famous cities
Communication : means and technologies for exchanging information by Piero Ventura( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author and artist Ventura traces human progress from the pictogram to the satellite image, from ancient Greek theater to the television and film of today
In search of Tutankhamun by Piero Ventura( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the search for and discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen and describes life in Egypt during that pharaoh's rule
Food : its evolution through the ages by Piero Ventura( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of food production from primitive hunting and fishing to modern cattle breeding and factory ships
Man and the horse by Piero Ventura( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of man's association with the horse from prehistoric times to the present
Darwin, nature reinterpreted by Piero Ventura( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painter's trick by Piero Ventura( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hungry traveling painter tricks five monks who envision themselves as St. George slaying the dragon
 
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.14 for Christophe ... to 0.28 for Communicat ...)

Clothing : garments, styles, and uses
Alternative Names
Magnus, Till

Till

Till & Magnus

Till-Magnus

Ventura, P.

Ventura, P. (Piero)

벤투라, 피에르

ヴェントゥーラ, ピエロ

ベントゥーラ, ピエロ

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Piero Ventura's Book of citiesCommunication : means and technologies for exchanging informationFood : its evolution through the agesDarwin, nature reinterpreted