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The world in Venice : print, the city and early modern identity

Author: Bronwen Wilson
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2005.
Series: Studies in book and print culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Positing a dynamic relationship between print culture and social experience, Bronwen Wilson's The World in Venice focuses on the printed image during a century of profound transformation. City views, costume illustrations, events, and portraits of locals and foreigners are brought together to show how printmakers responded to an expanding image of the world in Renaissance Venice, and how, in turn, prints influenced  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Art
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, Bronwen.
World in Venice.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005541472
(OCoLC)56011242
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bronwen Wilson
ISBN: 9781442682573 1442682574
OCLC Number: 244768281
Awards: Short-listed for Roland H. Bainton Prize for Art History and Music / Awarded by The Sixteenth Century Society and Con 2006 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 406 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: From myth to metropole : sixteenth-century printed maps of Venice --
Costume and the boundaries of bodies --
Allegory, order, and the singular event --
Reproducing the individual : likeness and history in printed portrait books.
Series Title: Studies in book and print culture.
Responsibility: Bronwen Wilson.
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The World in Venice shows how Venetian identity came to be envisioned within the growing global context that print constructed for it.  Read more...

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