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City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas

City of Fortune "The rise and fall of Venice's empire is an irresistible story and [Roger] Crowley, with his rousing descriptive gifts and scholarly attention to detail, is its perfect chronicler."--"The Financial Times"" " The "New York Times" bestselling author of "Empires of the Sea" charts Venice's astounding five-hundred-year voyage to the pinnacle of power in an epic story that stands unrivaled for drama, i... Full description

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