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Rome Then and Now

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Dating back to the beginning of the first millennium, some of Rome’s most famous architectural sites are among the most ancient in the world. They survive in an enchanting urban tableau of classicism and modern Italian culture. Here are all of Rome’s most famous tourist attractions — the Coliseum, St. Peter’s Square, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps — represente
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Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 15th 2004 by Thunder Bay Press
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Wayne

This is like an Adult Version of a Child's Picture Book.
...lots of great photographs to drool over,
and a minimum of text that only ADDS to the drooling.

And it appears to be such an effortless read/look that one could easily read it several times over during a single read/look.
Fascinating to compare and contrast the two photos displayed on opposite pages...one sepia or b/w and usually 19th Century; the other, modern and in colour.
Does it help if you've been there???
Yes, because you have the extr
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DMae
Jan 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful book which compares photographs from the late 1800's/early 1900's to current photographs.

This book was given to me by the staff at Woodriver Elementary School when I was involuntarily transferred to another school in the district. I couldn't look at the book for a couple of years because it made me too sad, thinking of the awesome staff there. When I finally opened the book, I found a wonderful card from the staff!

I enjoy this book immensely and often look at the "Grand Tour"
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Felicity
Oct 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
I am always fascinated to see how things and people can change. The author is a native of Rome with a BA in art history among other qualifications. In some of the photos a gap of 60 - 70 years shows minimal change, while in others, whole buildings have disappeared and you have to look hard to recognise the similarities.
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A lot of great info with the photos of ancient sites.
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