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  • Prevailby Jeff Pearce; Richard Pankhurst

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99

    It was the war that changed everything, and yet it?s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway, and independence movements in Africa. As the British Navy sailed into the Mediterranean for a white-knuckle showdown with Italian ships,... more...

  • Italy Since 1800by Roger Abaslom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Since unification, Italy has grown from a backward agrarian society into one of the world's leading industrial powers. Yet her history exhibits spectacular disunities, inconsistencies and paradoxes. Dominated by political Catholicism, she has also been home to Fascism, the mafia, and the largest Communist movement outside the Eastern Bloc. Her politics... more...

  • Twentieth Century Italyby Jonathan Dunnage

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Following a historically chronological approach, and with a clear focus on the marked regional diversity characterising Italy, this volume analyses the impact of social, economic, cultural and political transformation on the lives of Italians. It assesses their living standards, their health and education, their working conditions and their leisure... more...

  • Sleepwalking into a New Worldby Chris Wickham

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Amid the disintegration of the Kingdom of Italy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, a new form of collective government?the commune?arose in the cities of northern and central Italy. Sleepwalking into a New World takes a bold new look at how these autonomous city-states came about, and fundamentally alters our understanding of one of the most... more...

  • Mercenaries and their Mastersby Michael Mallett

    Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 10.99

    Michael Mallett’s classic study of Renaissance warfare in Italy is as relevant today as it was when it was first published a generation ago. His lucid account of the age of the condottieri - the mercenary captains of fortune - and of the soldiers who fought under them is set in the wider context of the Italian society of the time and of the warring... more...

  • The Fascist Experience in Italyby John Pollard

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    This source book examines the development of Italian Fascism, and surveys the themes and issues of the movement. It spans from the emergence of the united Italian state in the nineteenth century, to the post-war aftermath of fascism. It provides: * analysis of propaganda and Mussolini's journalism * new documentary material, previously unavailable... more...

  • Spain in Italyby Thomas Dandelet; John Marino

    BRILL 2006; US$ 203.00

    This volume integrates the theme of Spain in Italy into a broad synthesis of late Renaissance and early modern Italy by restoring the contingency of events, local and imperial decision-making, and the distinct voices of individual Spaniards and Italians. more...

  • Italy Todayby Andrea Mammone; Giuseppe A. Veltri

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95

    Italy Today represents one of the most comprehensive examinations of contemporary Italy. It is a provocative and an innovative collection that aims to highlight the current ?crisis? of the country through an analysis of several different ?dark shadows? of contemporary Italian society. Italy already had a long history of ?unsolved? issues, several... more...

  • Italy the Least of the Great Powersby R. J. B. Bosworth

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 58.00 US$ 47.56

    This book demonstrates how important foreign policy, and a foreign policy of greatness, was to Liberal Italy. more...

  • Cavour and Garibaldi 1860by Denis Mack Smith

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    An important study of the Risorgimento. devoted to seven crucial months in 1860. more...