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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Until the mid-twentieth century the Western imagination seemed intent on viewing Rome purely in terms of its classical past or as a stop on the Grand Tour. This collection of essays looks at Rome from a postmodern perspective, including analysis of the city's 'unmappability', its fragmented narratives and its iconic status in literature and film. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
This history-rich region offers some of Italy's classic landscapes - pole-straight cypress trees lining dusty farm roads, rolling hills that stretch as far as the eye can see, fields of vibrant sunflowers, medieval villages perched on rocky spurs above crashing surf. Visit them all with this comprehensive guide that helps you explore the very best... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 4.99
Here we focus on the many attractions in the province of Siena, beyond the city itself, such as Montepulciano, the Crete, San Gimignano, Val d'Elsa, Pienza and the Val d'Orcia, Monte Amiata and more. The Introduction, however, provides extensive information about all of Tuscany and Umbria as well. This is the countryside of a thousand postcards,... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70
Für die Betroffenen war es eine Katastrophe, für die Nachwelt ein Glücksfall. Am 24. August 79 n. Chr. brach völlig unerwartet der Vesuv aus und bedeckte die malerisch am Golf von Neapel gelegene Stadt Pompeji mit einer dicken Schicht aus Asche und Vulkangestein. Als die Archäologen später die versunkene Welt von Pompeji wieder ans Tageslicht beförderten,... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 15.00
This guidebook does a good job of presenting its information in a concise, meaningful way. You can easily flip through its well-marked sections and feel as if you are taking a trip all over Virginia! I like that each section (History, Shopping) starts with a quick intro, telling you the overall feel of that area. It's not afraid to tell you that one... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.49
This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for Ancient Romans. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about the Kingdom of Rome, the Republic of Rome, the Roman Empire, everyday life, the Roman army, and much more! The All About series is an... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 21.95
"Terrific . . . exactly the sort of collection we have long needed: one offering a wide range of texts, both literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows students to hear the voices of actual women from the ancient world. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of long extracts allows students... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 100.00
Artifacts from Ancient Rome is a unique social history that explores major aspects of daily life in a long-ago era via images of physical objects and historical information about these items. This book also affords "hands-on training" on how to approach primary sources. The author?a historian also trained as an archaeologist?begins by explaining... more...
- Museyon 2012; US$ 14.99
Discover la dolce vita on this grand tour of Italy?s historic capital told through 30 dramatic true stories spanning nearly 3,000 years, plus detailed walking tours complete with easy-to-read maps. From the Curia Pompei, site of Julius Caesar?s assassination in 44 BC, to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican, see the real-life places where history... more...