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- Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00
This book provides a wide-ranging analysis of 'unrespectable' women and children living on the margins of mainstream Italian society, considering the interrelated aspects of Italian social history, Catholic charity and social policy over a period of five centuries. more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2016; US$ 9.21
In Sicily, Italian aficionados Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi head to the island to immerse themselves in diverse food scene, and soak up the varied landscapes. Thanks to its rich history Sicilian food has Italian, Greek, Spanish, French and Arab influences, making the food full of exotic flavours and extremely delicious. Starting in the capital, Palermo,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 100.00
This wide-ranging work relates the entire saga of the Italian-American experience from immigration through assimilation to achievement. The book highlights the enormous contributions that Italian Americans?the fourth largest European ethnic group in the United States?have made to the professions, politics, academy, arts, and popular culture of America.... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 6.95
Italy has always captivated the imagination of foreigners, attracted many to its shores, and contributed more than its share to world culture and progress, not to mention its delectable cuisine. A small country, it is about 116,000 square miles, or roughly less than half the size of Texas. But despite its relative small size, during the Roman Empire... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 161.00
The specialist historical journal Sources and Studies from Italian Archives and Libraries first appeared in 1898, and is published by the German Historical Institute in Rome. The articles and miscellaneous contributions (with abstracts in German or Italian respectively) deal with topics in Italo-German relations and in Italian history from the Early... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 10.20
One Sunday morning in 1993 a 16-year-old girl named Eliza Claps goes missing from a church in the centre of Potenza, Italy. Shortly before her disappearance, Elisa had met Danilo Restivo, a strange local boy with a fetish for cutting women's hair on the back of buses. Elisa's family are convinced that Resitvo is responsible for their daughter's disappearance,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 10.99
On 23 May 1992 the Mafia assassinated its 'Number One Enemy', the legendary prosecutor Judge Falcone, with a motorway bomb that also killed his wife Francesca and three bodyguards. Fifty-seven days later, the Mafia killed Falcone's friend and colleague, Judge Paolo Borsellino, with a car bomb outside his mother's home that also killed five bodyguards.... more...
- Canongate Books 2011; US$ 13.29
On 9 April 1953 an attractive twenty-one-year-old woman went missing from her family home in Rome. Thirty-six hours later her body was found washed up on a neglected beach at Tor Vaianica. Some said it was suicide; others, a tragic accident. Darker murmurs blamed her death on a drug-fuelled orgy that had gone horribly wrong. The crime gripped the nation.... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
The writings collected in this volume present leading statements of theories of democracy and capitalism in twentieth century Italy starting from Vilfredo Pareto. The book is the first (and the unique) collection of Italian classics on capitalism, it is an important contribution for an organic and general overview of the Italian contemporary political... more...