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    Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Using the records of several Venetian courts that dealt with sex crimes, the author traces the evolution of both licit and illicit sexuality during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. By studying illicit sexuality, Professor Ruggiero anllows the reader to understand more fully the institutions, languages, social life, and values not only of this... more...

  • A Guide to Romeby P. S. Quick

    Andrews UK 2016; US$ 4.49

    This fantastic book gives readers an opportunity to visit and enjoy not only the major attractions that a guided tour usually includes, but also many other interesting sights that are not as commonly featured. By providing five different walking routes and detailed information about each attraction passed, the book allows the reader to choose how much... more...

  • 69 Gwyn Morgan

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    The Year of Four Emperors was one of the most chaotic, violent and frightening periods in all Roman history: a time of assassinations and civil wars, of armies out of control, and of ambitious men who seized power only to lose it, one after another. In 69 AD , Gwyn Morgan offers a remarkably accurate and insightful narrative history, filled with colorful... more...

  • Der Staat als Zuhälterby Malte König

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 134.73

    Until the 20 th century there were brothels throughout Europe where prostitution was controlled by the state. The study examines factors in the German, French, and Italian parliaments that gave impetus to the abolition of this system. Besides hygienic, moral, and human rights concerns, the discussion also involved questions of security and foreign... more...

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  • Reviewing Mario Pratesiby Anne Urbancic

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; US$ 55.00

    An insightful history of book reviewing as a genre and a detailed study of its role in Italian literary culture, Reviewing Mario Pratesi opens up a new area for investigation within Italian literary studies. more...

  • Historical Essay on the Neapolitan Revolution of 1799by Vincenzo Cuoco; Bruce Haddock; Filippo Sabetti; David Gibbons

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; US$ 75.00

    In his Historical Essay on the Neapolitan Revolution of 1799 , Cuoco synthesized the work of Machiavelli, Vico, and Enlightenment philosophers to offer an explanation for why and how revolutions succeed or fail. more...

  • The Crisis-Womanby Natasha V. Chang

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 50.00

    Using a rich assortment of scientific, medical, and popular literature, Natasha V. Chang’s The Crisis-Woman examines the donna-crisi ’s position within the gendered body politics of fascist Italy. more...

  • The Pope's Dilemmaby Jacques Kornberg

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 37.95

    A meticulous and careful analysis of the career of the twentieth century’s most controversial pope, The Pope’s Dilemma argues that Pius XII’s refusal to condemn Nazi Germany and its allies was driven by the desire to keep Catholics within the Church. more...

  • Speaking Spiritsby Sherry Roush

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 70.00

    In Speaking Spirits , Sherry Roush presents the first systematic study of early modern Italian eidolopoeia . more...