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In the shadow of Vesuvius

Jordan Lancaster

In the shadow of Vesuvius

a cultural history of Naples

by Jordan Lancaster

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Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naples (Italy) -- History,
  • Naples (Italy) -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-254) and index.

    StatementJordan Lancaster.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG845.6 .L36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23698151M
    ISBN 109781845116996
    LC Control Number2009293722

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