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  • "Inter graecos latinissimus, inter latinos graecissimus"by Thomas Ricklin; Christian Kaiser; Claudia Märtl

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    Cardinal Bessarion is renowned for having bridged the frontier that existed between the Western world of Latin and the Eastern world of Greek. As an integrative intermediary and humanistic patron of culture, he served as a witness to the epoch?s diverse and momentous processes of inclusion and exclusion. The articles attempt to reconstruct the mechanisms... more...

  • After La Dolce Vitaby Alessia Ricciardi

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 22.95

    This book chronicles the demise of the supposedly leftist Italian cultural establishment during the long 1980s. During that time, the nation's literary and intellectual vanguard managed to lose the prominence handed it after the end of World War II and the defeat of Fascism. What emerged instead was a uniquely Italian brand of cultural capital that... more...

  • Allies and Italians under Occupationby Isobel Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 92.00

    Using original documents, the Allied Occupation of southern Italy, particularly Sicily and Naples, is illustrated by examining crime and unrest by Allied soldiers, deserters, rogue troops and Italian civilians from drunkenness, theft, rape, and murder to riots, demonstrations, black marketeering and prostitution. more...

  • Barbar ? König ? Tyrannby Andreas Goltz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    Theodoric the Great is one of the most fascinating characters among the rulers from the time of the migrations of the Germanic peoples. Like no other Germanic king, this East Goth polarised the world of his time and made an impression on posterity. Opinions on him range from glorifying him as the ideal ruler to condemning him as a tyrant and heretical... more...

  • Benito Mussoliniby Wolfgang Schieder

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.25

    Benito Mussolini war ein ungewöhnlich gewalttätiger Mensch und ein extrem wandelbarer Politiker. Vom radikalen Sozialisten wurde er zum Schöpfer des Faschismus. Seine persönliche Diktatur errichtete er aus einer Mischung von Terror und Massenkonsens. Die Doppelherrschaft mit den gegensätzlichen Kräften des rechtsextremen Faschismus und der nationalkonservativen... more...

  • Berlin Ghettoby Eric Brothers

    The History Press 2012; US$ 27.69

    Berlin Ghetto tells the story of a group of Jewish young people who had lives filled with intellectual exploration, intense friendships and romances, and dangerous and illegal political action during one of the most anti-Semitic and regressive regimes in history. The roots of anti-fascism in the Communist, Socialist and Jewish youth movements of pre-Nazi... more...

  • Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italyby Guido Alfani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    Italy faced a number of catastrophes in the long sixteenth century. This economic and demographic history follows the consequences of these catastrophes - the action of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse - War, Famine and Plague, all followed by Death. more...

  • Cavour and Garibaldi 1860by Denis Mack Smith

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 55.00

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

  • Common Destinyby MacGregor Knox

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 24.00

    This book offers a genuinely comparative analysis of the dictatorships that launched the Second World War: their origins, nature, dynamics, and common ruin. 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...