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National Constitutions / Constitutions of the Italian States (Ancona ? Lucca) / Costituzioni nazionali / Costituzioni degli stati italiani (Ancona ? Lucca) / Nationale Verfassungen / Verfassungen der italienischen Staaten (Ancona ? Lucca)De Gruyter 2009; US$ 321.00
With the volume Constitutional Documents of Italy and Malta 1787?1850 , the collected and annotated Italian constitutional documents of this epoch are now available for the first time. This publication contains over 150 Italian constitutional documents, beginning with the pre-revolutionary constitutional projects of Tuscany (Pietro Leopoldo Stati,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 152.00
In this controversial book, the authors show how the Roman-Jewish wars were precipitated partly by Jewish demographic and religious expansion and by conflict with the Greeks and their culture. They argue that the trauma and humiliation of defeat, stimulated Jewish cultural growth, particularly in Hebrew, during and after the wars. This culture was... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 21.00
Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial -- a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice. In this sumptuous vision of Venice, Peter Ackroyd turns his unparalleled skill at evoking place from London and the River Thames, to Italy and the city of myth, mystery and beauty, set like a jewel in its glistening lagoon. His... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 22.50
At a time when women were generally excluded from scholarly discourse in the intellectual centers of Europe, four extraordinary female letterate proved their parity as they lectured in prominent scientific and literary academies and published in respected journals. During the Italian Enlightenment, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Giuseppa Eleonora Barbapiccola,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This work seeks to take a fresh look at the contentious question of the longevity and popularity of Mussolini's regime in Italy. In particular, it draws upon new research to challenge what has been the most influential paradigm over the last couple of decades, namely, the interpretation of Italian fascism as a consensual dictatorship. 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95
In medieval Europe baptism did not merely represent a solemn and public recognition of the 'natural' birth of a child, but was regarded as a second, 'spiritual birth', within a social group often different from the child's blood relations: a spiritual family, composed of godfathers and godmothers. Exploring the changing theological... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2012; US$ 74.99
Mussolini?s National Project in Argentina adds to the rich scholarship on Italian migration and reflects the growing interest in the overseas activities of Italy?s fascist regime. In investigating how Mussolini?s emissaries sought to control the national consciousness of Italian emigrants in Argentina, David Aliano makes several original contributions.... more...