Description - A History of Venice by John Julius Norwich
As comprehensive as it is engaging, John Julius Norwich's A History of Venice is a complete history of "the most beautiful and magical of cities." This necessary volume traces the rise of Venice from its fifth-century origins through 1797 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 132mm x 38mm)
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Author Biography - John Julius Norwich
John Julius Norwichis the author of many acclaimed works of history, including AHistory of Venice, Byzantium, and, most recently, Paradise of Cities: Venice in the 19th Century. He has also written and presented some thirty historical documentaries for BBC Television. Formerly chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund, he now heads the World Monuments Fund in Britain."