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Italy

  • Italy and the Cultural Politics of World War Iby Graziella Parati; Diego Lazzarich; Cinzia Blum; Allison Scardino Belzer; Giorgio Bertellini; Michael Syrimis; Antonio Gibelli; Loretta De Franceschi; Steven E. Rowe

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    In Italy and the Cultural Politics of World War I , well-known scholars of history, political science, film, literature, and cultural studies explore the impact that the Great War had on twentieth-century culture and the enduring legacy of the cultural products that it engendered. more...

  • Garibaldiby Charles de Saint-Cyr; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Dans une petite maison basse, simple, modeste, charmante, pittoresquement située sur le rivage niçois et dont la blanche façade tout ensoleillée regardait gaîment les flots d'azur, naquit, le 4 juillet 1807, un enfant qu'on appela Giuseppe. Son pčre, Domenico Garibaldi, honnęte capitaine au cabotage, descendait d'une vieille famille ligure... more...

  • The Life of Flavius Josephusby Flavius Josephus

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    The family from which I am derived is not an ignoble one, but hath descended all along from the priests; and as nobility among several people is of a different origin, so with us to be of the sacerdotal dignity, is an indication of the splendor of a family. Now, I am not only sprung from a sacerdotal family in general, but from the first of the twenty-four... more...

  • Italian Women at Warby Susan Amatangelo; Stefania Benini; Norma Bouchard; Benedetta Gennaro; Lucia Re; Fiona M. Stewart; Giovanna Summerfield; Daria Valentini

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    Italian Women at War explores Italian women?s participation in war and conflict throughout Italy?s modern history, beginning with the Unification and ending with the twentieth century. The essays in this volume, which focus on both historical and fictional figures, help to further the discussion on women?s participation in violence, warfare (both... more...

  • Milvian Bridge AD 312by Ross Cowan; Seán Ó?Brógáin

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 15.99

    In AD 312, the Roman world was divided between four emperors. The most ambitious was Constantine, who sought to eliminate his rivals and reunite the Empire. His first target was Maxentius, who held Rome, the symbolic heart of the Empire. Inspired by a dream sent by the Christian God, at the Milvian Bridge region just north of Rome, he routed Maxentius'... more...

  • 'Ndranghetaby Anne Sergi; Anita Lavorgna

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.29

    This book presents an historical and sociological account of the Italian mafia-type organisation known as the ?ndrangheta. It draws together diverse perspectives on the various ?ndrangheta clans and their behavioural models, focusing specifically on their organisational skills, their bonds with Calabrian society and Calabrian communities around the... more...

  • A Guide to Veronaby P. S. Quick

    Andrews UK 2016; US$ 4.49

    The city of Verona is second only to Rome in the antiquities that can be seen. This book aims to give the tourist an opportunity to visit and enjoy not only the few major attractions that a guided tour usually includes, but also many of the other interesting sights that many people do not see. In addition to the famous amphitheatre, cathedral and sights... more...

  • Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (1)by Raffaele D?Amato; Raffaele Ruggeri

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    At its height the Roman Empire stretched across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, maintained by an army of modest size but great diversity. In popular culture these soldiers are often portrayed in a generic fashion, but continuing research indicates significant variations in Roman armour and equipment not only between different legions and... more...

  • City of the Soulby John A. Pinto; Colin B. Bailey

    University Press of New England 2016; US$ 44.99

    Romantic Rome?the Eternal City in word and image, from Goethe and Byron to James, from etching and watercolor to photograph 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...