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Virgins of Venice; Enclosed Lives and Broken Vows in the Renaissance Convent
Laven, Mary,
ISBN: 0140298290
Book Number: 0263030
Penguin/Viking, London, 2003. Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. XXX, 290 pages, with illustrated end pages, and illustrated with 17 black-and-white photographs and reproductions of artwork. Extensive notes, a list of convents, a bibliography, and index. Colour illustrated cover. The book shows no damage. The author who lectures in history at the University of Cambridge, has written a book about Renaissance Venice and the function of the convents which, far from being places of religious devotion, were often little more than a dumping ground for unmarried women from the upper ranks of Venetian society. Second Impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Italy; genealogy & Local History. ISBN: 0140298290. ISBN/EAN: 9780140298291. Inventory No: 0263030.
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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