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- Crown Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.00
Frances Mayes?widely published poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer?opens the door to a wondrous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. In evocative language, she brings the reader along as she discovers the beauty and simplicity of life in Italy. Mayes also creates dozens of delicious seasonal... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 19.99
One of the world's leading historians of Renaissance Italy brings to life here the vibrant--and violent--society of fifteenth-century Florence. His disturbing narrative opens up an entire culture, revealing the dark side of Renaissance man and politician Lorenzo de' Medici. On a Sunday in April 1478, assassins attacked Lorenzo and his brother... more...
- Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Raymond Flower brings the enchanting history of the secluded Italian region Chianti to vivid life. Using meticulous research, Flower presents the engrossing tales of the Etruscans, the Romans, the Lombards, the factions of the Guelphs and the Ghibellines and explores the rise of the communes and the struggles between the Empire and the Papacy. In the... more...
- Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 15.09
Hauptbeschreibung Machtgewinn und Machtbehauptung der Medici im Florenz des 15. Jahrhunderts waren schon für die Zeitgenossen ein Lehrstück der Politik: Wie konnte es gelingen, scheinbar übermächtige Gegner aus älteren und vornehmeren Familien zu verdrängen? Wie ließ sich eine vorher relativ offene Republik so umformen, dass der Wille der Medici... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.61
Hauptbeschreibung Den Ruf als Stadt der Künste verdankt Florenz seiner Blütezeit im 14. bis 16. Jahrhundert, als sich am Arno Künstler und Gelehrte von Weltrang versammelten und eine neue Epoche, die Renaissance, begründeten. Dante und Boccaccio schufen hier ihre Meisterwerke. Der Architekt Brunelleschi entdeckte die antike Baukunst neu. Leon Battista... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...
- Wakefield Press 2011; US$ 9.95
Imagine visiting Florence to study Italian and being swept off your feet by a charming chef who takes you speeding through the moonlit hills in his Fiat to visit the village of his childhood, and into the kitchens of his Tuscan restaurants where he teaches you to cook. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 15.00
This guidebook does a good job of presenting its information in a concise, meaningful way. You can easily flip through its well-marked sections and feel as if you are taking a trip all over Virginia! I like that each section (History, Shopping) starts with a quick intro, telling you the overall feel of that area. It's not afraid to tell you that one... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2008; US$ 21.99
Meticulously researched by our expert author, Frommer’s Florence, Tuscany & Umbria is the only guide you need to discover the region’s artistic treasures, Renaissance architecture, rustic villages, vineyards, and fabulous shopping. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 18.99
Tuscany & Umbria With Your Family is a full-colour, practical and accessible book for independently minded UK families looking to make the most of their family holiday. The guide highlights the best opportunities for families in the region and offers expert opinion on where to stay, where to eat and where to spend your holiday time enjoyably.... more...