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- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) is universally celebrated as one of the greatest artists of all time, yet iconic Renaissance creator was also a prolific and gifted poet. The verses collected here are primarily devoted to love and religion. Intense and passionate, the love poems focus on two figures: Tommaso de Cavalieri and Vittoria Colonna; with... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Blessed with a natural beauty that faded but little over the years, Scotland-born actress Deborah Kerr (1921-2007) provided the cinema with memorable studies of English gentility. A star in British pictures before she was 21 and a Hollywood fixture from 1946, she projected a cool reserve and stoic nobility, often hinting at a passion and insecurity... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 20.00
From the author of Queer in America comes a complete, step-by-step guide to coming out of the closet--the first coming-out guide to the '90s. Signorile's pull-no-punches style gives this book a Susan Powter-ish Stop the Insanity! approach to a difficult and often mishandled experience. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
For the first decade of her career Leigh appeared as the stereotypical "nice girl." She was cast opposite some of the industry's biggest names including Robert Mitchum in Holiday Affair, Stewart Granger in Scaramouche, James Stewart in The Naked Spur, and Charlton Heston in Touch of Evil. Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho supplied her most... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 179.00
During the first two-thirds of the 20th century, the themes of sectorial structure and compared performance prevail in Italian economic historiography. This book acts as a bridge between the two approaches, and reconstructs - through an original study based on a plurality of methodologies - the secular journey of Italian industrial enterprise. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Bringing to light the debt twentieth-century modernist architects owe to the vernacular building traditions of the Mediterranean region, this book considers architectural practice and discourse from the 1920s to the 1980s. The essays here situate Mediterranean modernism in relation to concepts such as regionalism, nationalism, internationalism, critical... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2000; US$ 17.50
There is no artist more celebrated than Michelangelo. Yet the magnificence of his achievements as a visual artist often overshadow his devotion to poetry. Michelangelo used poetry to express what was too personal to display in sculpture or painting. John Frederick Nims has brought the entire body of Michelangelo's verse, from the artist's ardent twenties... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Taking an historical perspective, this unique book highlights the evolution of the many diverse forms of business enterprise, and discusses the contribution of these different types of firm to the economic growth of Italy. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 160.95
This book covers advances in the methods of catalytic asymmetric synthesis and their applications. Coverage moves from new materials and technologies to homogeneous metal-free catalysts and homogeneous metal catalysts. The applications of several methodologies for the synthesis of biologically active molecules are discussed. Part I addresses recent... more...