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- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 2.99
How much do you know about the Vatican City? The walled enclave is one of the worlds 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...