Chioggia and the Villages of the Venetian Lagoon
Studies in Urban History
By (author) Richard J. Goy
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Chioggia and the Villages of the Venetian Lagoon by Richard J. Goy
Book DescriptionThis 1985 book is the study of the history of a group of villages, and one large town, that lie in the lagoons that surround Venice. Although written by an architect, it is not concerned solely with architecture, but with the whole history of the settlements, their origins, their growth and development, the occupations of their inhabitants, and the reasons for their prosperity or decline over the centuries. The book will interest professional architects and historians, many of whom will be familiar with the history and environment of Venice itself. It will also attract a more general reader, and perhaps lovers of Venice, and engender a desire to explore beyond St Mark's Square and the Rialto markets, to discover or rediscover the lesser riches of these modest but fascinating communities, whose physical environment, like that of Venice itself, has changed very little over the last two hundred years.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521089364
(244mm x 170mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard J. Goy
House of Gold, Paperback (February 2011)
This 1993 book tells the history of the building of the C... d'Oro, or 'House of Gold', over a period of nearly twenty years.
Venetian Vernacular Architecture, Paperback (June 2010)» View all books by Richard J. Goy
This study provides an authoritative account of the villages of the Venetian lagoon's architectural style and development.
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