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

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

Label
City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas
Title
City of fortune
Title remainder
how Venice ruled the seas
Statement of responsibility
Roger Crowley
Creator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crowley, Roger
Dewey number
945/.31103
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG677
LC item number
.C76 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Merchants
Label
City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas, Roger Crowley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn809762095
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxix, 435 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780812980226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o809762095
  • (OCoLC)809762095
Label
City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas, Roger Crowley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn809762095
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
xxix, 435 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780812980226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o809762095
  • (OCoLC)809762095

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