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An Venice : A City, a Republic, an Empire

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Alvise Zorzi reveals the growth of Venice from a small fishing village to a bustling metropolis whose cultural, political, and economic dominance extended over the entire Mediterranean world In selecting the more than 340 full-color illustrations, Zorzi has brought together a sumptuous collection of paintings and drawings, photographs and engravings. In addition, specially created diagrams explain the distinctive techniques and styles of Venetian architecture, shipbuilding, and glass-blowing. A series of maps show the expansion of the city and its empire over the course of a thousand years, while charts describe the growth of Venetian commerce and manufacturing. These meticulous reproductions of the city1s art bear witness to its cultural greatness.show more

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  • Hardback | 303 pages
  • 243.84 x 287.02 x 25.4mm | 1,837.04g
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 1585671320
  • 9781585671328
  • 986,936

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?Alvise Zorzi tells the story of ?the Queen of the Adriatic? through its art? -- "ForeWord Reviews"show more

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