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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Italy springs to life in the pages of this collection of luminous essays, vignettes and observations from Vernon Lee. Presented as fragments from an old diary kept by an expatriate whose youth was spent in Rome, the vivid descriptions and innovative narrative structure make this an unforgettable read. more...
- Travelers' Tales 2014; US$ 16.95
Following the critically acclaimed 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go , Susan Van Allen adds new gems to her selection of the best spots for female travelers in Italy's most popular cities, (Rome, Florence, and Venice), along with enticing Golden Day itineraries to make vacation dreams come true. Like a savvy traveler girlfriend whispering... more...
- Nünnerich Asmus Verlag & Media 2013; US$ 9.33
Menschen prägen eine Stadt und geben ihr ein Gesicht. Kaum eine Stadt hat so viel zu erzählen wie Rom: Mythische Gründer und Könige, charismatische Kaiser und unsterbliche Feldherren, großartige Dichter und ewigwährende Denker, göttliche Künstler und faszinierende Päpste, politische Revolutionäre und geistliche Reformatoren hat Rom hervorgebracht.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 35.00
Four generations of the aristocratic Barberini family and its "vassals" clashed over how the early modern Roman countryside should be governed. Villagers cultivated noble interference, but they frequently resisted it through the strategies of adversarial literacy, and political ways of reading and writing, that challenged the noble hegemony. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
In 1798, the armies of the French Revolution tried to transform Rome from the capital of the Papal States to a Jacobin Republic. For the next two decades, Rome was the subject of power struggles between the forces of the Empire and the Papacy, while Romans endured the unsuccessful efforts of Napoleon’s best and brightest to pull the ancient... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.99
Take a Roman holiday with some of the world?s greatest writers Explore the Palatine with Elizabeth Bowen. Visit the temple of the Vestal Virgins with Georgina Masson. Analyze Michelangelo?s Moses with Sigmund Freud. Stroll through ancient streets with Goethe and with Henry James. Share Alice Steinbach?s midnight epiphany on a shabby hotel balcony.... more...
- Hg2 2011; US$ 12.00
Between the splendors of the modern and ancient worlds that make up the Eternal City are small backstreets and wide piazzas humming with the hustle and bustle of everyday Roman life. Colorful, local trattorias sit beside the smartest of international restaurants. From the majesty of the Colisseum to the magical frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, Rome... more...
- Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 18.00
A unique, clever, informative, and incomparable guide to Rome Written by one of Italy's most distinguished journalists, this guidebook-a favorite in Italy and Germany-combines vivid, engaging descriptions and background with great practicality and enormous breadth of knowledge. A book both for people visiting Rome for the first time and for those... more...
- Museyon Inc 2012; US$ 14.99
Discover la dolce vita on this grand tour of Italy?s historic capital told through 30 dramatic true stories spanning nearly 3,000 years, plus detailed walking tours complete with easy-to-read maps. From the Curia Pompei, site of Julius Caesar?s assassination in 44 BC, to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican, see the real-life places where history... more...