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Turin 1564-1680: Urban Design, Military Culture, and the Creation of the Absolutist Capital
by Martha D. Pollak
University of Chicago Press, 1991
Cloth: 978-0-226-67342-4 | Paper: 978-0-226-67344-8
Library of Congress Classification NA9204.T78P66 1991
Dewey Decimal Classification 720.9451209032

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"The story of Turin's transformation is well told. . . . Pollak's account of the financial machinations of the Dukes in their efforts to acquire properties, and to pay for fortifications by taxing betterment on enclosed land, is one of the best parts of the book."—Simon Pepper, Times Literary Supplement

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