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  • The Popes Against the Jewsby David I. Kertzer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.95

    In this meticulously researched, unflinching, and reasoned study, National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer presents shocking revelations about the role played by the Vatican in the development of modern anti-Semitism. Working in long-sealed Vatican archives, Kertzer unearths startling evidence to undermine the Church?s argument that it played... more...

  • The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortaraby David I. Kertzer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg.  A National Book Award Finalist The extraordinary story of how the vatican's imprisonment of a six-year-old Jewish boy in 1858 helped to bring about the collapse of the popes' worldly power in Italy. Bologna: nightfall, June 1858. A knock sounds at the door of the Jewish merchant Momolo... more...

  • Amalia's Taleby David I. Kertzer

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 13.18

    This quintessential David-and-Goliath saga tells the story of a wholly unexpected triumph of the poor against the rich and of a crusading city attorney who fought on behalf of an impoverished peasant. The unforgettable story of a landmark struggle for basic human rights, Amalia?s Tale is the moving drama of a rural woman whose life was ruined and... more...

  • Prisoner of the Vaticanby David I. Kertzer

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006; US$ 13.18

    We think of Italy as an ancient nation, but in fact the unified Italian state was born only in the nineteenth century ? and only against the adamant refusal of the pope to relinquish his rule of Rome. In this riveting chronicle of international intrigue, the renowned historian David Kertzer delves into secret Vatican archives to reveal a venomous... more...

  • The Pope and Mussoliniby David I. Kertzer

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 20.00

    PULITZER PRIZE WINNER From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI?s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports from Mussolini?s spies inside the highest levels of the... more...

  • Census and Identityby David I. Kertzer; Dominique Arel

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Examines how states pigeon-hole people within categories of race, ethnicity and language. more...

  • Age Class Systemsby Bernardo Bernardi; David I. Kertzer

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.90

    This study of age class systems provides a way of making sense of the diversity of such systems. more...

  • Age Structuring in Comparative Perspectiveby David I. Kertzer; K. Warner Schaie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This volume studies age as a basis for social organization by uniting research from the social science disciplines while implementing both cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The contributors, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, advance our understanding of age structuring by relating the changing societal level processes and... more...

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