Saving Italy

Saving Italy

The Race to Rescue A Nation's Treasures From the Nazis

Book - 2013 | 1st ed
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Edsel provides an astonishing account of a little known American effort to save Italy's vast store of priceless monuments and art during World War II. While American warriors were fighting the length of the country, other Americans were courageously working alongside to preserve the irreplaceable best of Italy's culture.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 940.5345 E
Characteristics: xxii, 454 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780393082418
0393082415

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Nov 20, 2014

I like the idea of this book but as I got into the 5th chapter I realized that one really needs to have the internet handy to look up the art/architecture/sculptures they mention. Italian art and architecture was my favorite in art in school so some of the works I was familiar with but there were MANY that I didn't realize I didn't know...hence the reason to have the internet handy. At the time I didn't so I will have to tackle this one again in future. just the book and the internet and not 8 other books waiting to be read.
Very Interesting though

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