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- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 3.99
Close to the border where Umbria meets Tuscany and Lazio, the city of Orvieto and the western corner of Umbria occupy a stunning and uncontaminated countryside that ranges from basalt and tufa precipices in the volcanic hinterland to rolling hills and alluvial plains of the Paglia and Tiber rivers, both of which are now regional parks. It is a history-rich... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Machiavelli has been among the most commented upon, criticized and feared thinkers of the modern world. Infamous for his support of brutality and repression as valid political instruments, he is often portrayed as the pantomime villain of political theorists. In this whirlwind tour of Machiavelli?s writings and eventful life, Nederman highlights... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 9.95
Business Lessons from the Renaissance Master of Gaining and Maintaining Power Generally considered the father of modern political science—and political ethics in particular—Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was a Renaissance Italian writer, philosopher, humanist, historian, politician, and diplomat. After his career in politics had ended, Machiavelli... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 15.00
This guidebook does a good job of presenting its information in a concise, meaningful way. You can easily flip through its well-marked sections and feel as if you are taking a trip all over Virginia! I like that each section (History, Shopping) starts with a quick intro, telling you the overall feel of that area. It's not afraid to tell you that one... more...
- Rough Guides 2009; US$ 21.99
The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany is the essential companion to discovering the romantic Italian city and its breath-taking surrounds. The full-colour introduction highlights the renaissance architecture that dominates the streets of Florence, as well as the dramatic and varied scenery of the best pockets of Tuscany. There are full... more...
- Avalon Travel 2012; US$ 9.99
Let's Go Budget Florence is a budget traveler's ticket to getting the most out of a trip to Florence and Tuscany?without breaking the bank. Whether you want to tour through the Uffizi, take a cheesy picture at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, or root for your favorite neighborhood at Siena's Palio, this slim, easy-to-carry guide is packed with dollar-saving... more...
- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle 2012; US$ 14.99
This eBook version of the Green Guide Tuscany by Michelin has been completely revised with new text, photography and maps. Now helpfully organized by district, the guide helps you discover the region's peaks and valleys covered with rows of vines and grains and pockets of olive trees, as well as its breath-taking cities, such as Renaissance Florence.... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 68.95
Renaissance Florence has often been described as the birthplace of modern individualism, as reflected in the individual genius of its great artists, scholars, and statesmen. The historical research of recent decades has instead shown that Florentines during the Renaissance remained enmeshed in relationships of family, neighborhood, guild, patronage,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 18.99
A gripping and beautifully written narrative that reads like a novel, Fire in the City presents a compelling account of a key moment in the history of the Renaissance, illuminating the remarkable man who dominated the period, the charismatic Savonarola. Lauro Martines, whose decades of scholarship have made him one of the most admired historians... more...