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By Elizabeth Horodowich

In this vibrant new heritage of Venice, Elizabeth Horodowich, one of many best specialists on Venice, tells the tale of where from its old origins, and its early days as a multicultural buying and selling urban the place Christians, Jews and Muslims lived jointly on the crossroads among East and West. She explores the customarily missed function of Venice, along Florence and Rome, as one of many crucial Renaissance capitals.

Now, because the resident inhabitants falls and the variety of travelers grows, as brash new ads disfigure the traditional constructions, she appears on the risk from the emerging water point and the way forward for one of many nice wonders of the world.

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