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  • 'Ndranghetaby Anne Sergi; Anita Lavorgna

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.26

    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...

  • The 'Commentaries' of Pope Pius II (1458-1464) and the Crisis of the Fifteenth-Century Papacyby Emily O'Brien

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 65.00

    The Commentaries of Pope Pius II (1458–1464) and the Crisis of the Fifteenth-Century Papacy demonstrates the role that Pius and his writings played in the evolution of the Renaissance papacy. more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts About Italyby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of Italy. Separated into sections such as its geography, its landmarks, famous Italian figures from history and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting Italy, working on a geography project or just want to know... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about the Vatican Cityby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 2.99

    How much do you know about the Vatican City? The walled enclave is one of the world’s top tourist destinations, attracting millions of people each year with its amazing architecture and works of art. This fascinating book contains over one hundred interesting facts about the Vatican, with sections covering everything from the Sistine Chapel to... more...

  • 101 Places in Italy: A Private Grand Tourby Francis Russell

    Bitter Lemon Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    A selection of the most remarkable places, sites, sights in Italy by a veteran visitor, distinguished scholar and intrepid traveler. more...

  • 1434by Gavin Menzies

    HarperCollins 2008; US$ 12.99

    The New York Times bestselling author of 1421 offers another stunning reappraisal of history, presenting compelling new evidence that traces the roots of the European Renaissance to Chinese exploration in the fifteenth century. The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result... more...

  • 200,000 Heroesby Leon Weckstein

    Hellgate Press 2011; US$ 14.95

    Italy, July 1944. The unendurable insult to Italy's inherently genial way of life brought about by Hitler's storm-troopers and Mussolini's Fascist toadies was both taking its toll on the people of Italy and creating a fledgling underground Resistance movement whose heroic ranks would soon swell to nearly 200,000 brave men and women. Author... more...

  • 69 ADby 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...

  • The A to Z of Italian Cinemaby Gino Moliterno

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    The A to Z of Italian Cinema provides a better understanding of the role Italian cinema has played in film history through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, black-&-white photos, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, actresses, movies, producers, organizations, awards, film credits, and terminology. more...

  • The A to Z of Modern Italyby Mark Gilbert; Robert K. Nilsson

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    The A to Z of Modern Italy is an attempt to introduce the key personalities, events, social developments, and cultural achievements of Italy since the beginning of the 19th century, when Italy first began to emerge as something more than a geographical entity and national feeling began to grow. This is done through a chronology, a list of acronyms... more...