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Venice, Fragile City 1797-1997.

Venice, Fragile City 1797-1997.


Plant, Margaret.

Cl. New Haven, 2002

Book ID: 50132

The book charts Venice's architectural and urban changes, the conservation efforts to protect the city and lagoon against the sea, and the social restructuring of the city, from Napoleon's conquest through the upheavals of the World Wars to the battles against depopulation and the threats posed by the sea, industrial pollution, and mass tourism

448 pp., 250 B&W and color illus.