Paradise of Cities: Venice in the Nineteenth Century

Paradise of Cities: Venice in the Nineteenth Century

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John Julius Norwich’s A History of Venice has been dubbed “indispensable” by none other than Jan Morris. Now, in his second book on the city once known as La Serenissima, Norwich advances the story in this elegant chronicle of a hundred years of Venice’s highs and lows, from its ignominious capture by Napoleon in 1797 to the dawn of the 20th century.

An obligatory stop on the Grand Tour for any cultured Englishman (and, later, Americans), Venice limped into… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 5.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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