Venice and the Renaissance
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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Renaissance -- Italy -- Venice,
  • Architecture, Renaissance -- Italy -- Venice,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Civilization -- To 1797

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Edition Notes

StatementManfredo Tafuri ; translated by Jessica Levine.
LC ClassificationsDG675.6 .T2413 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 296 p., [110] p. of plates :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17778691M
ISBN 100262200724

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