The Siege of Venice

Author(s): Jonathan Keates

Europe | Military

The story of Venice's great last stand in 1848 against its Austrian rulers. For over a year the Austrians blockaded the city. Food was scarce and cholera was rife. The people of Venice gave their all in support of the rebellion but without foreign help the sad, if glorious end, was inevitable.


Product Information

Jonathan Keates teaches at the City of London school. He is an acclaimed novelist and short story writer, and his much praised non-fiction works include biographies of Handel, Stendhal and Purcell (Pimlico).

General Fields

  • : 9780701166373
  • : Chatto & Windus
  • : Chatto & Windus
  • : September 2005
  • : 230mm X mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jonathan Keates
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 512
  • : 16pp b/w plates, 8pp colour plates