Palladio"s Venice : architecture and society in a Renaissance Republic by Tracy Elizabeth Cooper

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Venice (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Venice.

Subjects:

  • Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Architecture, Renaissance -- Italy -- Venice.,
  • Church architecture -- Italy -- Venice.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementTracy E. Cooper.
ContributionsPalladio, Andrea, 1508-1580.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1123.P2 C66 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3297887M
ISBN 100300105827
LC Control Number2004023963

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Venice architecture is unlike anything else and has so much history behind it that helps Venice maintained its beauty.

Work Cited. Cooper, Tracy E, and Eugene J. Johnson. “Reviews – Palladio’s Venice: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic.” Renaissance Quarterly.

(): Print. Hahn, Katy. – Margaret Meserve, Empires of Islam in Renaissance Historical Thought (Harvard University Press). – Margreta de Grazia, Hamlet without Hamlet (Cambridge University Press). – Tracy E. Cooper, Palladio's Venice: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic (Yale University Press).

With this book, the author strikes a middle ground between his earlier in-depth study of the Ca'D'Oro, House of Gold, and his survey, Venice: The City and Its Architecture. As its title suggests, Building Renaissance Venice is an active exercise in the entire architectural process.

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