Christopher Hibbert (born Arthur Raymond Hibbert) MC (5 March 1924 – 21 December 2008), was an English author, historian and biographer. Venice: The Biography of a City 1988 google.
Christopher Hibbert (born Arthur Raymond Hibbert) MC (5 March 1924 – 21 December 2008), was an English author, historian and biographer. He has been called "a pearl of biographers" (New Statesman) and "probably the most widely-read popular historian of our time and undoubtedly one of the most prolific" (The Times). The Encyclopaedia of Oxford (Macmillan, 1988). Redcoats and Rebels (Grafton, 1990).
Ships from and sold by Scandia Books & More. I'm just a reader much interested in History, not a specialist, but I was disappointed by the superficial treatment of key historical periods in Venice's history (early origins and the rise of the maritime empire). The intriguing question about the emergence of the many government bodies that made Venice unique is hastily treated in half a page.
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008.
Described by Professor Sir John Plumb as "a writer of the highest ability and in the Christopher Hibbert, MC, FRSL, FRGS (5 March 1924 - 21 December 2008) was an English writer, historian and biographer. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of many books, including Disraeli, Edward VII, George IV, The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici, and Cavaliers and Roundheads.
Venice: The Biography of a City. The biography of a city. Benito Mussolini: The Rise and Fall of Il Duce. The book will, therefore, I hope be of practical use to all those who intend one day to visit or revisit Florence, as well as providing an outline of its varied past and character sketches both of the men and women who have played their parts in its long history and of the many strangers who have come under its peculiar spell, so.
This book is as captivating as the city itself. Hibbert's gift is weaving political, social and art history into an elegantly readable and marvellously lively whole. The author's book on Florence will also be at once a history and a guide book and will be enhanced by splendid photographs and illustrations and line drawings which will describe all teh buildings and treasures of the city.
Travel Books European Travel Books. by Christopher Hibbert. ISBN13: 9780246136367. Venice: The Biography of a City.
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