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Author Concina, Ennio.

Title A history of Venetian architecture / Ennio Concina ; translated by Judith Landry
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998

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Description 356 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents Neptune's Walls: the myths of the origins -- Byzantine, ducal and communal Venice -- Venice and the Gothic -- Renovatio marciana: the early Renaissance -- The new magnificence: the cinquecento -- Baroque Venice: the age of Baldassare Longhena -- The eighteenth century: anti-Baroque polemics, 'stil veneziano' and innovation -- Architecture and the contemporary city
Summary In this comprehensive survey, which draws on extensive original research on the city's cultural history, Concina offers fresh insights into Venice's architecture, and overturns many long established theories on the development of this lagoon city
Notes Originally published in Italian as: Storia dell'architettura di Venezia, by electa, Milan, 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-347) and indexes
Subject Architecture -- Italy -- Venice.
Historic buildings -- Italy -- Venice.
Venice (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Venice (Italy) -- Civilization.
LC no. 97019201
ISBN 0521573386 (hc)
Other Titles Storia dell'architettura di Venezia. English
Venetian architecture