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Genoa, 'la superba' : the rise and fall of a merchant pirate superpower

Author: Nicholas Walton
Publisher: London : Hurst & Compnay, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fascinating history of Genoa that includes the imprisonment of Marco Polo, the introduction of the Black Death to Europe and the rise of explorer Christopher Columbus

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Walton
ISBN: 9781849045124 1849045127
OCLC Number: 921816759
Description: xx, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Nicholas Walton

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'A journalist who lived in the city for some years, Walton illuminates the history with compelling episodes and human drama.' -- Times Literary Supplement '[Walton] goes on to show how much the place Read more...

 
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