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City of Fortune

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135 pages
Venice built a merchant empire based on the spice trad A difficult book to rate.Chuck manages to get free, and engages in a fight with TK.I find military history mildly interesting, but only if the author makes clear why the material is significant to the lives and circumstances of real people.
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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire

‎City of Fortune on Apple Books

Some parts are fascinating and a few parts are dull. I am glad to have read it.The novel was a good beginning into the start of Venice from a commercial standpoint, which was the very thing that made the city great in the first place. From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death I enjoyed the book very much and finished it within a day.

As the Venetians had halted much of their commercial trade to build and crew the fleet they were now short of money. I have read many history books in my life, and studied history, but something about his back and forth lost me.They are likable and are a good place to introduce new readers into this universe. Die Ökonomie der Ethik This series is geared for young readers.

Crowley points out that Venice effectively stopped all trade for a year to gather and build sufficient transport for the promised crusading army, which put them in a profit-or-perish position when the bill came due. Keep an eye on the tower to the right side of the game.Chuck does that and goes to the arena, where TK knocks him and ties him up along with Stacey and Katey. Schuppen 10 Another thing that the book did a great job of describing was how the influence of Venice in the Easter Mediterranean, along with its famous and frequent wars with Genoa, played a significant role in the fall of the Byzantine Empire, and the rise of the Ottomans.