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Venice, Fragile City: 1797-1997

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The book charts the architectural and urban changes in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as demolition, rebuilding, and landfill projects have altered the city. Conservation issues from the 1800s through modern efforts to protect the city and lagoon against the sea - particularly in the wake of the disastrous flood of 1966 - are discussed. In addition, the social rest ...more
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published January 11th 2003 by Yale University Press (first published October 1st 2002)
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