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Genoa and the Genoese, 958-1528

Genoa and the Genoese, 958-1528 Set in the middle of the Italian Riviera, Genoa is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. But Genoa was also one of medieval Europe's major centers of trade and commerce. In "Genoa and the Genoese, 958-1528," Steven Epstein has written the first comprehensive history of the city that traces its transformation from an obscure port into the capital of a small but thriving repu... Full description

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