Venice : a new history / Thomas F. Madden.

Madden, Thomas F. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780670025428
  • ISBN: 0670025429
  • Description: xi, 446 p., [8] p. of col. plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Refugees on the Lagoon : The Origins of Venice -- St. Mark's Rest : The Birth of the City of Venice, 697-836 -- Coming of Age : Independence, Expansion, and Power, 836-1094 -- A Merchant Republic in a Feudal Age : Ecclesiastical and Political Reform, 1095-1172 -- Between Empires : The Peace of Venice, 1172-1200 -- Birth of a Maritime Empire : Venice and the Fourth Crusade -- Marco Polo's Venice : Prosperity, Power, and Piety in the Thirteenth Century -- The Discovery of the West : War, Wealth, and Reform in the Early Fourteenth Century -- Plague and Treason in the Fourteenth Century -- From Victory to Victory : The War of Chioggia and the Birth of the Mainland Empire -- Death of a Parent : The Fall of Constantinople and the Rise of the Ottoman Turks -- Sowing and Reaping : Medieval Venice and the Birth of Modern Finance -- The Perils of Success : The Apogee of the Venetian Empire -- Most Splendid and Serene : Venice and the Renaissance -- For God and St. Mark : The Wars against the Turks -- Masks, Opera, and Love : Venice the Tourist Destination -- A Medieval Republic in the Modern World : The United States, France, and the Fall of Venice -- A Crisis of Identity : Venice in the Nineteenth Century -- War, Water, and Tourists : Venice in the Twentieth Century and Beyond.
Subject: Venice (Italy) > History.