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Lost in the Labyrinth

Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin

in Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Venice is a confusing maze made up of twin grids of alleys and waterways seemingly laid down without the slightest regard for sense or reason. Tourists tend to visit two of Venice's secondary tourist ... More


Contested Ground

Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin

in Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Recent campaigns to entice tourists into Venice's back streets have been motivated largely by the premise that it is desirable to relieve pressure on the city's overcrowded core around Piazza San ... More


Chi ciapa schei xe contento

Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin

in Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The triangle of Venice marked out by the Piazza San Marco, the Rialto Bridge, and the Galleria dell' Accademia is known as the city's “Bermuda Triangle.” It is unfortunate how overcrowding has ... More


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