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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...

  • 50 Places in Rome, Florence and Venice Every Woman Should Goby Susan Van Allen

    Travelers' Tales 2014; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • Rome, Postmodern Narratives of a Cityscapeby Dom Holdaway

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Until the mid-twentieth century the Western imagination seemed intent on viewing Rome purely in terms of its classical past or as a stop on the Grand Tour. This collection of essays looks at Rome from a postmodern perspective, including analysis of the city's 'unmappability', its fragmented narratives and its iconic status in literature and film. more...

  • Patrons and Adversariesby Caroline Castiglione

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.50

    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...

  • Rom und Mailand in der Spätantikeby Therese Fuhrer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 0.00

    The multidisciplinary contributions to this collection of papers look at Rome as the cultural and Milan as the political capital in the 4th and 5th centuries. In the literature of the time both cities were perceived as spaces in which the political and clerical power struggles, and the political and cultural changes which were so important... more...

  • Let's Go Italyby Inc. Harvard Student Agencies

    Let's Go, Inc 2010; US$ 19.99

    Italy is the place for amazing food, the best vino, epic art, unparalleled natural beauties, and some seriously tight leather pants. The Let's Go student researchers endured gallons of gelato, pounds of pizza, miles of museums, countless clubs, and as many ruins as the Romans left behind all to bring travelers the most comprehensive coverage of Italy,... more...

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

    Let's Go, Inc 2013; US$ 14.99

    Welcome to Italy, the laid-back land of Roman majesty, Tuscan sunshine, and Venetian romanceat 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 suitorsin 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...

  • Chronicles of Old Romeby Tamara Thiessen

    Museyon 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...