Venice : the Hinge of Europe, 1081-1797. (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Venice : the Hinge of Europe, 1081-1797.

Author: William H McNeill
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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& DIV & & P & In this magisterial history, National Book Award winner William H. McNeill chronicles the interactions and disputes between Latin Christians and the Orthodox communities of eastern Europe during the period 1081-1797. Concentrating on Venice as the hinge of European history in the late medieval and early modern period, McNeill explores the technological, economic, and political bases of Venetian power  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H McNeill
ISBN: 9780226561547 0226561542
OCLC Number: 811489777
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages)
Contents: Preface ; Introduction ; One: The Frankish Thrust into the Levant, 1081-1282 ; Two: Venice as a Great Power, 1282-1481 ; Three: Cultural Interactions, 1282-1481 ; Four: Venice as a Marginal Polity, 1481-1669 ; Five: Venice as a Cultural Metropolis, 1481-1669 ; Six: Venice becomes Archaic and Loses Influences Abroad, 1669-1797 ; Notes ; Register of Names and Places.
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Chronicles the interactions between Latin Christians and the Orthodox communities of eastern Europe during the period 1081-1797. Focusing on Venice, this title explores the technological, economic,  Read more...

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"The book is serious, interesting, occasionally compelling, and always suggestive." - Stanley Chojnacki, American Historical Review "No other historian would have been capable of writing a book as Read more...

 
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