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Rome (Modern city)

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  • Romeby Christine Dugan

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99

    Ancient Rome was a city of rich history that influenced others in many ways, including politics, architecture, and language. Even though the Roman Empire ended in A.D. 476, its legacy still lives on today. more...

  • Rom - eine Biografieby Stephan Elbern

    Nünnerich Asmus Verlag & Media 2013; US$ 11.02

    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...

  • Patrons and Adversariesby Caroline Castiglione

    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...

  • The Smiles of Romeby Susan Cahill

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • A Hedonist's Guide to Romeby Marta Falconi

    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...

  • Let's Go Rome, Venice & Florenceby Inc. Harvard Student Agencies

    Avalon Travel 2013; US$ 14.99

    Welcome to Italy, the laid-back land of Roman majesty, Tuscan sunshine, and Venetian romance?at least, that?s what they say in the tourist brochures. Our student researchers have lived the real vita bella ?dodging rogue scooters, unscheduled bus strikes, and overeager Italian suitors?in order to bring you the coverage that really matters. Their irreverent,... more...

  • The Rome Guideby Mauro Lucentini

    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...

  • Michelin Must Sees Romeby Michelin

    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle 2010; US$ 6.99

    This eBook version of Must Sees Rome by Michelin hits the city's highlights for a 24-hour visit, a weekend or longer. Visit the mighty Colosseum of ancient Rome. Explore St Peter's Square and the Sistine Chapel. Shopping awaits on the Via dei Condotti. Share a quiet meal behind Piazza Navona, and dip your hand in the Trevi Fountain. This pocket-size... more...

  • Imperial Cityby Susan Vandiver Nicassio

    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...

  • Gusto for Thingsby Renata Ago; Bradford Bouley; Corey Tazzara; Paula Findlen; Paula Findlen

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 44.00

    We live in a material world—our homes are filled with things, from electronics to curios and hand-me-downs, that disclose as much about us and our aspirations as they do about current trends. But we are not the first: the early modern period was a time of expanding consumption, when objects began to play an important role in defining gender... more...