Venice: Art and History

A comprehensive work on Venice, which highlights the inseparable relationship between the historical, political, social and artistic events that have characterised its millenary history. A journey to discover the lagoon city which begins with its most celebrated features, and along the way reveals its least-known places, from the numerous private gardens, to the isolated squares, the islands and the hard-to-reach corners. Architecture becomes the opportunity to delve into the Serenissima's age-old political autonomy, while the daily habits of the Venetians shed light on the uniqueness of the places. With a clear writing style, the support of an ample gallery of images, and the multidisciplinary approach, this book guides the reader through the magnificent complexity that has always characterised Venice.