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  • Gender and Society in Renaissance Italyby Judith C. Brown; Robert C. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This major new collection of essays by leading scholars of Renaissance Italy transforms many of our existing notions about Renaissance politics, economy, social life, religion, medicine, and art. All the essays are founded on original archival research and examine questions within a wide chronological and geographical framework - in fact the pan-Italian... more...

  • Global Neorealismby Saverio Giovacchini; Robert Sklar

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 55.00

    Intellectual, cultural, and film historians have long considered neorealism the founding block of post-World War II Italian cinema. Neorealism, the traditional story goes, was an Italian film style born in the second postwar period and aimed at recovering the reality of Italy after the sugarcoated moving images of Fascism. Lasting from 1945 to the... more...

  • The Hills of Chiantiby Piero Antinori; Natalie Danford

    Rizzoli 2014; US$ 26.95

    The head of Italy?s "first family" of winemaking reflects on the Antinoris? six-hundred-year legacy and a life of good food and drink in the hills of Tuscany. If you know wine, you know the name Antinori. Since 1385, this noble Florentine family has produced some of Italy?s finest wines. The Hills of Chianti tells the story of the Antinoris and the... more...

  • The History of Rome, Books 1-5by Livy; Valerie M. Warrior

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices--on the genealogies of the most prominent political... more...

  • Imperial Designsby Shirley Ann Smith

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2012; US$ 69.99

    Imperial Designs is the first text in English dealing comprehensively with the Italian colonial experience in China. It confirms imperial policy and the rhetoric of conquest. more...

  • Inventing Falsehood, Making Truthby Malcolm Bull

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Can painting transform philosophy? In Inventing Falsehood, Making Truth , Malcolm Bull looks at Neapolitan art around 1700 through the eyes of the philosopher Giambattista Vico. Surrounded by extravagant examples of late Baroque painting by artists like Luca Giordano and Francesco Solimena, Vico concluded that human truth was a product of the imagination.... more...

  • Isabella de'Mediciby Caroline P. Murphy

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57

    The magnificent, alluring and ultimately tragic life of Isabella, the most brilliant woman of the Medici. more...

  • The Italian Economy in the 1990sby P. Doole; S. Mortali; S. Persuad; Prof H M Scobie; H.M. Scobie

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Italian Fascism and the Female Bodyby Gigliola Gori

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    This is the first text to examine women and sport in Italy during the period 1861-1945. To qualify and quantify the impact of fascism on Italian Women's sport, the author first of all examines the pre-fascist period in terms of female physical culture. The text then describes how during the fascist era, women moved strictly within a framework designed... more...

  • Italian Light Tanksby Pier Paolo Battistelli

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 13.95

    The Italian army, unlike those of the British and French, did not use tanks in combat during World War I and, by November 1918, only one training unit equipped with French Schneider and Renault tanks had been formed. Consequently, during the 1920s the Italian army had just one single tank type in its armoured inventory - the Fiat 3000. Only in 1927... more...