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In the Shadow of Vesuvius

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'Naples' is the definitive history of the city in English. Naples finds its origins in Homer's tale of Ulysses and the sirens. The city has long attracted visitors and foreign rulers, enticed not only by the its commercial possibilities but also by the stunning beauty of its natural setting on the eponymous bay and the many cultural delights on offer, from the ruins of Pompeii to glittering performances at the San Carlo opera house. Naples was ruled by the French, Spanish, Hungarians and Austrians before becoming part of unified Italy in 1860. From the time of the Grand Tour, the city has attracted travellers, from Goethe to Nelson to Dickens to Neruda, all eager to experience its legendary and seductive charms. Jordan Lancaster's sparkling guide will serve as an ideal companion for visitors and as a valuable cultural resource for all those who seek to expand their knowledge of the city or proudly trace their roots to Naples. Hardback book in "as new" condition in a similar unclipped dust wrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

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Added value:
Unclipped "as new" dust wrapper.
Author(s):
Jordan Lancaster
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24x16cms
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1850437645
ISBN-13:
9781850437642
Number of pages:
266
Publisher:
I. B. Tauris
Title:
In the Shadow of Vesuvius.

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'Naples' is the definitive history of the city in English. Naples finds its origins in Homer's tale of Ulysses and the sirens. The city has long attracted visitors and foreign rulers, enticed not only by the its commercial possibilities but also by the stunning beauty of its natural setting on the eponymous bay and the many cultural delights on offer, from the ruins of Pompeii to glittering performances at the San Carlo opera house. Naples was ruled by the French, Spanish, Hungarians and Austrians before becoming part of unified Italy in 1860. From the time of the Grand Tour, the city has attracted travellers, from Goethe to Nelson to Dickens to Neruda, all eager to experience its legendary and seductive charms. Jordan Lancaster's sparkling guide will serve as an ideal companion for visitors and as a valuable cultural resource for all those who seek to expand their knowledge of the city or proudly trace their roots to Naples. Hardback book in "as new" condition in a similar unclipped dust wrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library.

Added value:
Unclipped "as new" dust wrapper.
Author(s):
Jordan Lancaster
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24x16cms
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1850437645
ISBN-13:
9781850437642
Number of pages:
266
Publisher:
I. B. Tauris
Title:
In the Shadow of Vesuvius.

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