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Croatia: Aspects of Art, Architecture and Cultural Heritage John Julius Norwich

Croatia: Aspects of Art, Architecture and Cultural Heritage

John Julius Norwich

Published November 24th 2009
ISBN : 9780711229211
Hardcover
224 pages
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This thoughtful collection of essays examines Croatia’s cultural and artistic history, from the Roman remains on the Adriatic coast through the Gothic splendor of the Dalmatian cities to the intensive Renaissance-era artistic exchange with Italy, andMoreThis thoughtful collection of essays examines Croatia’s cultural and artistic history, from the Roman remains on the Adriatic coast through the Gothic splendor of the Dalmatian cities to the intensive Renaissance-era artistic exchange with Italy, and beyond. Timothy Clifford, Marcus Binney, Brian Sewell, and other leading British and American art historians and scholars cover iconic monuments like Diocletians palace at Split and the walled city of Dubrovnik alongside more unfamiliar treasures. Illustrated with more than 250 lush color photos, it presents a captivating portrait of this little-known country.