Francesco's Italy

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BBC, 2006 - History - 216 pages
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"A journey through Italian culture, past and present. ollowing his enormously successful TV series and book, Venice, Francesco da Mosto extends his exploration, this time taking in the whole country. e celebrates the art and beauty of Italy - its cathedrals, churches, palaces, opera houses, paintings, sculpture and music. It is a story of the Italy we all know and love, enhanced by the secret side of the country that only an insider can tell us. Francesco reveals the full glories of Renaissance Italy and the country's astonishing cultural diversity, which was only recently unified under one flag. he accompanying book, following the same format and style of its hardback predecessor, and illustrated with John Parker's stunning photographs, provides a detailed description of Francesco's cultural and artistic journey through Italy. Born into a distinguished family, with a Venetian father and a Sicilian mother, what better guide could there be than one who knows and loves this magnificent country?"

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Francesco's Italy: A Personal Journey through Italian Culture - Past and Present

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Venetian architect, historian, and filmmaker Da Mosto (Francesco's Venice ) successfully assembles a wonderfully entertaining and educational companion to the BBC television presentation of the same ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Francesco da Mosto, the presenter of the BBC2 series that this book accompanies, is an architect, historian and filmmaker. His busy studio in Venice has designed and supervised many restoration projects and has participated in local and international design competitions. Francesco has worked extensively in both cinema and television since 1984. He presented the hugely successful series Francesco's Venicein 2004 and Francesco's Mediterranean Voyagein 2008 and wrote the accompanying books.

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