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- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00
Winner of the 2004 Josephine Roberts Edition Prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women. A brilliant scholar and one of the finest writers of her day, Olympia Morata (1526-1555) was attacked by some as a "Calvinist Amazon" but praised by others as an inspiration to all learned women. This book publishes, for the first time, all her... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 18.99
A fascinating reconstruction and re-evaluation of the causes and consequences of Mussolini's fall from power in July 1943, covering everything from high politics to the everyday experiences of ordinary Italians as war continued to ravage their country. - ;The dramatic story of Mussolini's fall from power in July 1943, illuminating both the... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2009; US$ 24.99
America’s #1 bestselling travel series. Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer’s Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do.:; More annually updated guides than any other series; 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides; Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 203.00
Deals with the nuanced understanding of the reciprocal nature of Spanish-Italian relations and the rich cultural production that was the product of the far-reaching exchanges between the two peninsulas throughout the early modern period. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
This is guide is based on our much larger guide to Naples, Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast. Here we zero in on the attractions that line the Bay of Naples. This guide shows you how to discover them all: Plush resorts on the coast and islands, Greek and Roman excavations, plus street theater and musical performances everywhere. Capri, where Roman emperors... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 73.00
Americans have a voracious appetite for Italy. It remains a primary destination for travel, art history, cuisine, and more. Like no other source, Culture and Customs of Italy engagingly explains the scope of Italy and Italians today to students and general readers in one volume. As well, this book provides the needed context to understand the enormous... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 36.00
Gratuitous sex. Graphic violence. Lies, revenge, and murder. Before there was digital cable or reality television, there was Renaissance Italy and the courts in which Italian magistrates meted justice to the vicious and the villainous, the scabrous and the scandalous. Love and Death in Renaissance Italy retells six piquant episodes from the Italian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 132.00
Emilio Lussu was an Italian MP and Professor of Political Economy, who was imprisoned because of his opposition to Mussolini. In 1929 he escaped with two fellow prisoners from the island of Lipari. Enter Mussolini combines an account of Mussolini?s rise to power and a critique of the Italian fascist movement that was influential at a time when many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 147.00
The rise of Italian fascism is often seen as a pre-condition, as well as a precursor of, later developments in Europe most notably in Germany. As such they were also much discussed in the English speaking world throughout the 1930?s. First published in English in 1938 this book gives an account of Italian history in the years immediately following... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Under the spell of la dolce vita . . . For centuries Italy has been many things to many people. In this brilliant anthology and traveler's companion, twenty-eight first-rate women writers reveal why the land that is the heart and soul of European civilization is so seductive to women. Kate Simon walks us through a Siena filled with surprises... more...