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John Julius Norwich
Paradise of Cities - Venice in the 19th century
New York: Doubleday, 2003.
A study of the grand era of noble tourism as the great and the good came to Venice for inspiration and re-invigorated its declining fortunes.
Napoleon, Byron, Ruskin, Wagner, Browning and Henry James could not have been more different, but each saw in the city what they could use.
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