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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
D677
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-415) and index
Contents
Prologue: departure -- Part I. 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" -- Part II. 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 -- Part III. 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 -- Epilogue: return
Control code
ocn701672534
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxix, 432 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400068203
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011005529
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)701672534
Label
City of fortune : how Venice ruled the seas, Roger Crowley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-415) and index
Contents
Prologue: departure -- Part I. 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" -- Part II. 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 -- Part III. 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 -- Epilogue: return
Control code
ocn701672534
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxix, 432 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400068203
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011005529
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)701672534

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