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- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
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...
- 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...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.58
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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00
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...
- 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... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.95
Ein Buch unter dem Titel Demografiepolitik soll die aus den kollektiven Entwicklungen der Schrumpfung und der Alterung der Bevölkerung einerseits und aus der individuellen Perspektive des längeren Lebens andererseits resultierenden Befunde, Fragen, Probleme und Handlungsbedarfe politikfeldübergreifend aufnehmen und thematisieren.... more...