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  • Italian Grammar Drillsby Paola Nanni-Tate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 14.00 US$ 11.48

    Sharpen your ITALIAN grammar with skill-building exercises If you want to be proficient in Italian, you have to master its grammar. The best way to perfect your grammar skills is through drills, drills, and more drills. Covering all facets of Italian grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses-- Italian Grammar Drills helps... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Architectureby Paola Sassi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 99.95

    Filling a gap in existing literature on sustainable design, this new guide introduces and illustrates sustainable design principles through detailed case studies of sustainable buildings in Europe, North America and Australia. The guide will provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the design issues involved in delivering sustainable buildings,... more...

  • The Verbal Complex in Romanceby Paola Monachesi

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 194.99 US$ 167.69

    This book explores the interface between syntax and phonology, morphology, and argument structure. The author presents case studies, such as clitics and auxiliary and modal verbs in Romance, and grounds theoretical analysis in constant exemplification. This is a valuable contribution to the study of grammatical interfaces and to Romance verbal typology... more...

  • White Magic, Black Magic in the European Renaissanceby Paola Zambelli

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    The ideas of philosophers (Ficino, Pico, Della Porta, Bruno) on magic interfered with popular alternative and witchcraft rites. This book focuses on ?wandering scholastics? (Trithemius, Agrippa, Paracelsus, Bruno) and will be a stimulating read for all those interested in Renaissance mentality. more...

  • Restructuring Welfare Organizations in Europeby Paola Mattei

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    Providing a new comparative analysis of the changes which have radically questioned the 'old' organizational arrangements of the delivery of welfare services since the early 1980s, this book argues that new managerial accountability regimes severely undermine the democratic foundations of the welfare state in Europe. more...

  • Shakespeare and the Just War Traditionby Professor Paola Pugliatti

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Brought to light in this study is a connection between the treatment of war in Shakespeare's plays and the issue of the 'just war', which loomed large both in religious and in lay treatises of Shakespeare's time. The book re-reads Shakespeare's representations of war in light of both the changing historical and political contexts in which they were... more...

  • China on Videoby Paola Voci

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    China On Video is the first in-depth study that examines smaller-screen realities and the important role they play not only in the fast-changing Chinese mediascape, but also more broadly in the practice of experimental and non-mainstream cinema. At the crossroads of several disciplines?film, media, new media, media anthropology, visual arts, contemporary... more...

  • The Crowning of a Poet’s Questby Paola Loreto

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 65.80

    This first extended study of Derek Walcott’s Tiepolo’s Hound (2000) defines the book as the culmination of the poetry and poetic of the Caribbean writer and Nobel Prize winner. In this long poem, Walcott achieves three goals pursued throughout his career: to develop an original Caribbean aesthetic; to meld the modes of poetry and prose; and... more...

  • Lost Bodies: Prostitution and Masculinity in Chinese Fictionby Paola Zamperini

    BRILL 2010; US$ 133.00

    This important contribution to the study of early modern Chinese fiction and representation of gender relations focuses on literary representations of the prostitute produced in the Ming and Qing periods. Following her heavily symbolic body, the present work maps this fictional heroine's journey from innocence to sex-work and beyond. This crucial... more...

  • Soviet Communal Livingby Paola Messana

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book brings together fascinating testimonies from thirty inhabitants of the "Kommunalka," the communal apartments that were the norm in housing in the cities of Russia during the whole history of the Soviet Union. The Kommunalka was perhaps the most important social experiment undertaken by the Soviet regime, having arguably as much if not more... more...