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Author Crowley, Roger, 1951-

Title City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas / Roger Crowley

Publ Info New York : Random House, [2011]
2011
Edition First U.S. edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  D677 .C76 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxix, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-415) and index
Draws on firsthand accounts of pitched sea battles, skillful negotiations, and diplomatic maneuvers to offer a complete history of Venice's centuries-long reign as a naval power and maritime trading empire
LC subject Venice (Italy) -- History -- 697-1508
Venice (Italy) -- Economic conditions -- To 1797
Venice (Italy) -- Commerce -- History
Mediterranean Region -- Commerce -- History
Merchants -- Italy -- Venice -- History
ISBN 9781400068203 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
1400068207 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9780679644262 (ebk.)
0679644261 (ebk.)