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Croatia: Aspects of Art, Architecture and Cultural Heritage
by John Julius Norwich , Marcus Binney , Brian Sewell , Timothy Clifford , David Ekserdjian , Branko Kirigin , Donal Cooper , Sheila McNally , more…Stjepan Cosic , J. Wilkes , Christopher de Hamell …less
This thoughtful collection of essays examines Croatia’s cultural and artistic history, from the Roman remains on the Adriatic coast through the Gothic splendor of the Dalmatian cities to the intensive Renaissance-era artistic exchange with Italy, and beyond. Timothy Clifford, Marcus Binney, Brian Sewell, and other leading British and American art historians and scholars ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published November 24th 2009 by Frances Lincoln
(first published 2009)
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Norwich is the only child of the Conservative politician and diplomat Duff Cooper and of Lady Diana Cooper, a celebrated beauty and society figure. Through his father, he is descended from King William IV and his mistress Dorothea Jordan.
He was educated at Upper Canada College, Toronto, Canada (as a wartime evacuee), at Eton College, and at the University of Strasbourg. He served in the Royal Navy ...more