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  • Italy 1530-1630by Eric Cochrane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    This book covers one of the more obscure periods of Italian history. What we know of it is presented almost always pejoratively: an unrelieved tale of political absolution, rural refeudalisation, economic crisis, religious repression and cultural decline. But this picture is both incomplete and inaccurate, and in this important new survey Eric Cochrane... more...

  • Italy in the Seventeenth Centuryby DOMENICO SELLA

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    In his comprehensive overview of 17th century Italy, Professor Sella challenges the old view that Italy was in general decline, instead he shows it to have been a time of sharp contrasts and shifts in fortune. He starts with a balanced and critical analysis of political developments (placing the Italian states in their wider European context) before... 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...

  • 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...

  • Geschichte Italiens im Mittelalterby Elke Goez

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 27.18

    Vom Untergang des Römischen Reiches bis zum Sacco di Roma zeichnet Elke Goez die mittelalterliche Geschichte Italiens klar und anschaulich nach. Unter der Herrschaft unterschiedlichster Fremdvölker stehend, entwickelte sich rasch die bekannte Kleingliedrigkeit, welche die Landkarte Italiens bis in die Neuzeit bestimmte. Die politische Entwicklung Italiens... 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...

  • My Revision Notes: AS Edexcel Historyby Robin Bunce; Laura Gallagher; Sarah Ward

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 12.78

    Unlock your full potential with this revision guide which focuses on the key content and skills you need to know. My Revision Notes Edexcel AS History: The Triumph of Fascism in Italy, 1896-1943 closely combines the content of this Edexcel AS unit with revision activities and advice on exam technique. In addition each section has a model answer with... more...

  • Diary of an Escapeby Antonio Negri; Ed Emery

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    n Many people across the world know Antonio Negri as an internationally renowned political thinker whose book, Empire, co-authored with Michael Hardt, is an international bestseller. Much less well known is the fact that, up until 1979, Negri was a university professor teaching in Paris and Padova. On April 7th, 1979 he was arrested, charged with... 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...

  • 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...