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- 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his attitude toward women and his relationships with many mistresses, enriched by first-hand documents and previously unpublished photographs The figure of Benito Mussolini looms large as one of the most influential during the first half of the 20th...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...
- ECW Press 2013; US$ 13.99
An Italian Canadian woman recounts her annual summer trips with her husband to her ancestral village of Supino, Italy, in this heartwarming hybrid of travel guide and memoir. Written with humor and heart, it describes her process of adjusting to life in her father?s hometown, as well as the eccentricities of its people. Supino?s colorful landscapes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Italy faced a number of catastrophes in the long sixteenth century. This economic and demographic history follows the consequences of these catastrophes - the action of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse - War, Famine and Plague, all followed by Death. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 26.99
Dark Age Liguria surveys the history of the Liguria region from c. 400 to c. 1050 AD, to provide a detailed case study of what happened here as Roman imperial rule ended. The book pulls together all the surviving evidence, written, archaeological, artistic and ecological, to propose that, in contrast with later periods, Ligurians looked north as much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
Richard Bosworth's overview of Italy's role in European and world politics from 1860 to 1960 is lively and iconclastic. Based on a combination of primary research and secondary material he examines Italian diplomacy, military power, commerce, culture, tourism and ideology. His account challenges many aspects of current Italian historiography and offers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
A fascinating ethnographic journey into migrant women's lives across two countries, Gender in Transnationalism highlights women's construction of 'home' between Morocco and Italy as a significant site whereby broader feelings and narratives of displacement and belonging can be grasped. Salih investigates what Moroccan women's relations with their... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 77.54
Hauptbeschreibung Alcide De Gasperi ist bekannt als der Politiker des italienischen Wiederaufbaus nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg und als Förderer des vereinten Europa. Sein Leben davor - außerhalb des Kontextes des politischen Lebens Italiens - ist weniger bekannt. Und doch war diese Zeitspanne nicht kurz: 1881 im Trentino geboren, das damals zum Habsburgerreich... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00
This work investigates the Carthaginian territories in Sicily from the period of Punic settlement of the western portion of the island in the 6th century BC through the creation of the Roman province and the Augustan administration. It analyzes fundamental questions regarding the Punic and Roman presence in Sicily. Specific areas of emphasis include... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
This volume constitutes a multidisciplinary intervention into the emerging field of postcolonial studies in Italy, bringing together cultural and social history, critical and political theory, literary and cinematic analyses, ethnomusicology and cultural studies, anthropological fieldwork, and race, gender, diaspora, and urban studies. more...