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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...
- 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 Drawing on largely unpublished archival material, she illuminates tactics of collaboration and double-dealing.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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 29.95
Stiamo vivendo una crisi sistemica, epocale, che non riguarda solo leconomia e la finanza, ma anche lecosistema, il nostro mondo di valori e la cultura su cui si è basata finora la nostra vita su questo pianeta. Di fronte a una crisi di queste proporzioni, occorre mettere in discussione il paradigma in base al quale si è organizzata... more...
- Head of Zeus 2012; US$ 8.01
?If I were to write the story of my life it would shock the world', Caterina Sforza, 1463-1509. As action packed as as a Game of Thrones novel, the complete life of one of Italy's most fearless women. Between her birth in 1463 as the illegitimate daughter of the Duke of Milan, and her death in 1509 as a member of the powerful Medici family, the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Bringing together the work of a ground-breaking group of scholars working on the Italian Risorgimento to consider how modern Italian national identity was first conceived and constructed politically, the book makes a timely contribution to current discussions about the role of patriotism and the nature of nationalism in present-day Italy. more...