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Venice, a maritime republic [by] Frederic C. Lane.

; Oliver, Andrew, Jr., 1936- donor ; Oliver Book Collection for Classical and Near Eastern Studies
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press [1973] .
ISBN 9780801814457, 0801814456

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Other Authors Oliver, Andrew, 1936-
Oliver Book Collection for Classical and Near Eastern Studies.
Subjects Commerce.
Italy -- Venice.
Venice (Italy) -- Commerce -- History.
Venice (Italy) -- History.
Venise (Italie) -- Commerce -- Histoire.
Venise (Italie) -- Histoire.
Series ACLS Humanities e-book.
Description xiii, 505 pages illustrations 27 cm
data file rda
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes One copy is part of: the Andrew Oliver Book Collection for Classical and Near Eastern Studies. DGW
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-484).
Summary A history of Venice from the earliest times - Crusades - Ships and navigation - Byzantine and Gothics - Humanism - Renaissance - Merchant shipping - Scuole.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS -- The beginning -- The port-city and its population -- The conquest of sea power -- Police and piracy in the Adriatic -- Victories beyond-the-sea and in Romania -- The organization of sea power -- Ships, crews, and the ship's company -- The lordship of the gulf -- The trade of the Levant -- Aristocratic polity -- From dukedom to commune -- The growing structure of the commune -- A reorganization of sea power -- The response to the nautical revolution of the middle ages -- The commercial revolution of the resident merchants -- Craftsmen and seamen -- Triumph by cohesion -- Symptoms of disintegration -- The climax of the struggle with Genoa -- The turn westward -- Arts, sciences, and literature -- Contests for power: the fifteenth century -- Contests for power: the sixteenth century -- The corruption and perfection of the constitution -- The oceanic challenge -- Participants in oceanic discoveries -- The spice trade -- The shifts in other trades -- The expansion of manufactures -- Finance and income from power -- Changing fleets and shipyards -- The peak and passing of the merchant galleys -- The war fleets -- Argosies with portly sails -- A tenacious defense -- Of sovereignty and the constitution -- In a new age of sea power -- The death of the republic -- The completion and preservation of the city.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)617914
(OCoLC)ocm00617914
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lane, Frederic Chapin, 1900-1984.
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