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  • The Italian Navy and Fascist Expansionism, 1935-1940by Robert Mallett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    This book argues that the Duce's aggressive war against the predominant Mediterranean powers, Britain and France, was the only means whereby Italy might secure access to the world's oceans. more...

  • Mussolini and Italian Fascismby Giuseppe Finaldi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Fascism was one of the defining experiences of the European 20th Century. Within it many of the economic, political, social and cultural contradictions that had been brewing in the unprecedented transformation that European society underwent in the 19th and early 20th century came to a head. Mussolini, the man who most fashioned Italian Fascism, dramatically... more...

  • Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyrannyby Lionel Jehuda Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Professor Sanders? full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the ?tyrant? of Syracuse. Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in the worst ? modern ? sense of the word: cruelty,... more...

  • Spain in Italyby Thomas James Dandelet; John A. Marino

    BRILL 2006; US$ 203.00

    Deals with the nuanced understanding of the reciprocal nature of Spanish-Italian relations and the rich cultural production that was the product of the far-reaching exchanges between the two peninsulas throughout the early modern period. more...

  • The Origins of the Italian Wars of Independenceby Frank J. Coppa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This title focuses on the "Risorgimento", the movement that led to the unification of Italy as a single kingdom. The Italian Wars of Independence were a sequence of three separate conflicts, taking place in 1848-49, 1859 and 1866. This volume examines the role of the major powers outside Italy in these conflicts, particularly France, Austria, Great... more...

  • Umland der Stadt Rom - Von der tyrrhenischen Küste bis zu den Albaner Bergenby Christian Winkle; Jochen W. Mayer

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 20.40

    Roms Monumente werden seit Jahrhunderten gründlich erforscht und sind den zahlreichen Besuchern der Ewigen Stadt hinlänglich bekannt. Doch die vielen Städte und Denkmäler außerhalb Roms sind nur wenigen ein Begriff. Erstmalig stellt dieser Band basierend auf den neuesten historischen und archäologischen Erkenntnissen die bedeutendsten antiken Stätten... more...

  • The Complete Writings of an Italian Hereticby Olympia Morata; Holt N. Parker

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    Winner of the 2004 Josephine Roberts Edition Prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women. A brilliant scholar and one of the finest writers of her day, Olympia Morata (1526-1555) was attacked by some as a "Calvinist Amazon" but praised by others as an inspiration to all learned women. This book publishes, for the first time, all her... more...

  • Il Duce and His Womenby Roberto Olla; Stephen Parkin

    Alma Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    The first biography to offer insights into Mussolini's private life, with a particular focus on his attitude toward women and his relationships with many mistresses, enriched by first-hand documents and previously unpublished photographs The figure of Benito Mussolini looms large as one of the most influential during the first half of the 20th... more...

  • The Risorgimento and the Unification of Italyby Derek Beales; Eugenio F. Biagini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This book introduces the reader to the relationship between the Italian national movement, achieved by the Risorgimento, and the Italian unification in 1860. These themes are discussed in detail and related to the broader European theatre. Covering the literary, cultural, religious and political history of the period, Beales and Biagini show Italy... more...

  • Die Rezeption des italienischen Faschismus in der Weimarer Republikby Matthias Damm

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 80.70

    Die Arbeit beschreibt die Rezeption des italienischen Faschismus im Deutschland der Weimarer Republik (1922-1933). Als erste Monografie skizziert sie die Wahrnehmung aller wichtigen gesellschaftlichen Gruppen von den Kommunisten und Sozialdemokraten über Bürgerliche, Katholiken und Rechte bis zu den Nationalsozialisten. Sie räumt mit gängigen Klischees... more...