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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
Cardinal Bessarion is renowned for having bridged the frontier that existed between the Western world of Latin and the Eastern world of Greek. As an integrative intermediary and humanistic patron of culture, he served as a witness to the epoch?s diverse and momentous processes of inclusion and exclusion. The articles attempt to reconstruct the mechanisms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
The early twentieth century in Italy was a crucial period in its history. Mussolini and Fascism surveys all the important issues and topics of the period including the origins and rise of Fascism, Mussolini as Prime Minister and Dictator, the Totalitarian state, foreign policy and the Second World War. It also examines how Italian Fascism compared... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
In this first full length scholarly study of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, Sarah Cockram casts new light on a long misunderstood relationship and shows the couple's strategic teamwork in action. Drawing on largely unpublished archival material, she illuminates tactics of collaboration and double-dealing. She reveals sharing of authority;... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 92.00
Using original documents, the Allied Occupation of southern Italy, particularly Sicily and Naples, is illustrated by examining crime and unrest by Allied soldiers, deserters, rogue troops and Italian civilians from drunkenness, theft, rape, and murder to riots, demonstrations, black marketeering and prostitution. more...
- Helion & Company 2013; US$ 39.95
In the spring of 1848, revolution threatened to sweep away the old order throughout Europe. In the Austrian-occupied north of Italy, newly nurtured nationalism, further fueled by economic issues, prompted open revolt in Lombardy and Venetia. The Austrian army in Italy, commanded by 82-year-old Field Marshal Radetzky, soon saw itself under further threat... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 51.71
Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Band präsentiert das Papsttum der Frühen Neuzeit als exemplarisches Objekt eines interdisziplinären kulturwissenschaftlichen Zugangs. Im Zentrum steht die Frage, wie die historischen Akteure ihren Handlungen Sinn verliehen, wie sie Kosmos und Welt mit Bedeutung versahen und wie sie die von ihnen mitgeschaffene Wirklichkeit... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 25.99
Today Mussolini is remembered as a hated dictator who, along with Hitler and Stalin, ushered in an era of totalitarian repression unsurpassed in human history. But how was he viewed by ordinary Italians during his lifetime? In Fascist Voices, Christopher Duggan draws on thousands of letters sent to Mussolini, as well as private diaries and other primary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The history of the Greek cities of Italy during the period of Roman conquest and under Roman rule form a fascinating case study of the processes of Roman expansion and assimilation and of Greek reactions to the presence of Rome. This book reassesses the role of Magna Graecia in Roman Italy and illuminates the mechanisms of Roman control and the process... more...
- Alma Books 2013; US$ 11.99
The first biography to offer insights into Mussolini's private life, with a particular focus on his attitude toward women and his relationships with many mistresses, enriched by first-hand documents and previously unpublished photographs The figure of Benito Mussolini looms large as one of the most influential during the first half of the 20th... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 82.46
Die Arbeit beschreibt die Rezeption des italienischen Faschismus im Deutschland der Weimarer Republik (1922-1933). Als erste Monografie skizziert sie die Wahrnehmung aller wichtigen gesellschaftlichen Gruppen von den Kommunisten und Sozialdemokraten Ã¼ber BÃ¼rgerliche, Katholiken und Rechte bis zu den Nationalsozialisten. Sie rÃ¤umt mit gÃ¤ngigen Klischees... more...