James H. Johnson is Professor of History at Boston University and the author of the award-winning book, Listening in Paris (UC Press).
"Refreshingly well-written and thought-provoking." Art Newspaper "Comprehensively researched, insightful reconsideration of the function of masks and masking... Highly recommended." Choice "Perceptive, gracefully written, and well-illustrated... A vivid introduction to Venetian culture." -- Peter Burke Emmanuel College, Cambridge University Journal Of Modern History