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    DescriptionIt was a dynasty with more wealth, passion, and power than the houses of Windsor, Kennedy, and Rockefeller combined. It shaped all of Europe and controlled politics, scientists, artists, and even popes, for three hundred years. It was the house of Medici, patrons of Botticelli, Michelangelo and Galileo, benefactors who turned Florence into a global power center, and then lost it all.The House of Medici picks up where Barbara Tuchman's Hibbert delves into the lives of the Medici family, whose legacy of increasing self-indulgence and sexual dalliance eventually led to its self-destruction. With twenty-four pages of black-and-white illustrations, this timeless saga is one of Quill's strongest-selling paperbacks.


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    Title
    The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Hibbert
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 151 mm
    Height: 237 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 494 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780688053390
    ISBN 10: 0688053394
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DST
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBTG
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    DC22: B
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25560
    BISAC V2.8: HIS020000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET100
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/ITALIN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037020
    DC21: 945.5105
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
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    DC22: 945/.51/05
    LC classification: DG737.42 .H5 1980
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHDL
    Edition statement
    Morrow Quill Pb.
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperPaperbacks
    Publication date
    01 June 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY