The Bleak Future of the World's Favourite City
Hardback 156pp Illustrated 225x247mm
9781907471315   Product Code: 89602
Venice is in peril, partly because of rising sea levels, flooding and the corrosive effects of salt water, but also because millions of tourists have been allowed to destroy the city's social fabric. Addressing both the science and sociology of Venice's decline, environmental scholar Robert France bases his analysis of these issues on a diverse range of sources, especially the many interviews which he conducted while living and working in the city.