The Resource City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas, Roger Crowley

City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas, Roger Crowley

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City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas
Title
City of fortune
Title remainder
how Venice ruled the seas
Statement of responsibility
Roger Crowley
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Language
eng
Summary
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
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG677
LC item number
.C76 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas, Roger Crowley
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-415) and index
Contents
Departure -- Opportunity : merchant crusaders, 1000-1204 -- Lords of Dalmatia -- The blind Doge -- Thirty-four thousand marks -- "A dog returning to its vomit" -- At the walls -- Four emperors -- "The works of hell" -- Ascent : princes of the sea, 1204-1500 -- A quarter and half a quarter -- Demand and supply -- "In the jaws of our enemies" -- The flag of Saint Titus -- Bridling Saint Mark -- Fight to the finish -- Stato da Mar -- "Like water in a fountain" -- City of Neptune : the view from 1500 -- Eclipse : the rising moon, 1400-1503 -- The glass ball -- The shield of Christendom -- "If Negroponte is lost" -- Pyramid of fire -- Hands on the throat of Venice -- Return
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24 cm.
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Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxix, 432 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679644262
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2011005529
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
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  • (OCoLC)701672534

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