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A history of Venice

Author: John Julius Norwich
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1983, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A 1000-year history of the Venetian Republic from its ancient settlement to its humiliating defeat by Napoleon in 1797. Lord Norwich marshals myriad personalities, battles, sieges, and facts into a history of Venice's rise to power under the Doges.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Julius Norwich
ISBN: 0140066233 9780140066234
OCLC Number: 12459099
Notes: Originally published: in 2 v. London : Allen Lane, 1977-1981.
Description: xxiv, 673 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Venice
Responsibility: John Julius Norwich.

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A 1000-year history of the Venetian Republic from its ancient settlement to its humiliating defeat by Napoleon in 1797. Lord Norwich marshals myriad personalities, battles, sieges, and facts into a history of Venice's rise to power under the Doges.

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At once the most comprehensive and the most engaging history of Venice available in English, this book will be treasured by all those who share the author's fascination with "the most beautiful and Read more...

 
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