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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
This well documented and timely book presents cultural identity throughout the Roman empire as a complex and diverse issue, far removed from the previous notion of a dichotomy between the Roman invaders and the Barbarian conquered. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
The contributors to this volume provide an accessible and jargon-free insight into the notion of the Roman city; what shaped it, and how it both structured and reflected Roman society. Roman Urbanism challenges the established economic model for the Roman city and instead offers original and diverse approaches for examining Roman urbanization, bringing... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 119.95
In this history of Florence, distinguished historian John Najemy discusses all the major developments in Florentine history from 1200 to 1575. Captures Florence's transformation from a medieval commune into an aristocratic republic, territorial state, and monarchy Weaves together intellectual, cultural, social, economic, religious, and political developments... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 17.99
Prologue. Part I: A Medici Childhood. 1. The New Medici. 2. "I have never seen a more beautiful baby girl". 3. Growing Up Medici. 4. The Medici as Teenage Girls. Part II: A Medici Princess Grows Up. 1. A Bridegroom for Isabella. 2. Medici Weddings. 3. Zibellini and a Hat Full of Musk. 4. The Duke and Duchess of Bracciano. 5. My Brother and... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 25.00
The magical landscapes and rich culture of Tuscany have fostered the inspiration and settings for literature since the works of the great Florentine poets Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio in the 14th century and has been a magnet for expatriate writers since the arrival in Florence of the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer in 1372. With its historic cities... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 26.95
From humble beginnings, Rome became perhaps the greatest intercontinental power in the world. Why did this historic city become so much more influential than its neighbor, nearby Latium, which was peopled by more or less the same stock? Over the years, historians, political analysts, and sociologists have discussed this question ad infinitum , without... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 135.00
Examines the theme of identity: geographic, ethnic , religious, status and sex-based. Discussions of Roman texts and images show how constructions of identity and culture contributed to the creation of "late antiquity" as a historical concept. more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 47.95
In Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence, an internationally renowned master of the historian's craft provides a splendid overview of Italian history from the Black Death to the rise of the Medici in 1434 and beyond into the early modern period. Gene Brucker explores those pivotal years in Florence and ranges over northern Italy, with forays... more...