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  • Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europeby Jon R. Snyder

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    "Larvatus prodeo," announced René Descartes at the beginning of the seventeenth century: "I come forward, masked." Deliberately disguising or silencing their most intimate thoughts and emotions, many early modern Europeans besides Descartes-princes, courtiers, aristocrats and commoners alike-chose to practice the shadowy art of dissimulation. For men... more...

  • Tra Cartagine e Romaby Salvatore De Vincenzo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    This work investigates the Carthaginian territories in Sicily from the period of Punic settlement of the western portion of the island in the 6th century BC through the creation of the Roman province and the Augustan administration. It analyzes fundamental questions regarding the Punic and Roman presence in Sicily. Specific areas of emphasis... more...

  • The Origins of Fascist Ideology 1918-1925by Emilio Gentile

    Enigma Books 2005; US$ 18.00

    The masterwork by Gentile fills a broad gap in the understanding of the origins of a major political movement of the 20th Century: fascism. This is the first detailed and definitive study of the development and initial success of fascism as it originated in Italy right after the First World War. the author traces each major influence and gives us... more...

  • Umland der Stadt Romby Jochen Mayer; Christian Winkle

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 51.50

    Roms Monumente werden seit Jahrhunderten gründlich erforscht und sind den zahlreichen Besuchern der Ewigen Stadt hinlänglich bekannt. Doch die vielen Städte und Denkmäler außerhalb Roms sind nur wenigen ein Begriff. Erstmalig stellt dieser Band basierend auf den neuesten historischen und archäologischen Erkenntnissen die bedeutendsten antiken Stätten... more...

  • In the Society of Fascistsby Giulia Albanese; Roberta Pergher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    This work seeks to take a fresh look at the contentious question of the longevity and popularity of Mussolini's regime in Italy. In particular, it draws upon new research to challenge what has been the most influential paradigm over the last couple of decades, namely, the interpretation of Italian fascism as a consensual dictatorship. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Cultureby Zygmunt G. Baranski; Rebecca J. West

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00

    Provides a comprehensive account of the culture of modern Italy. more...

  • Demografiepolitikby Michael Hüther; Gerhard Naegele

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 39.99

    Ein Buch unter dem Titel ?Demografiepolitik? soll die aus den kollektiven Entwicklungen der Schrumpfung und der Alterung der Bevölkerung einerseits und aus der individuellen Perspektive des längeren Lebens andererseits resultierenden Befunde, Fragen, Probleme und Handlungsbedarfe politikfeldübergreifend aufnehmen und thematisieren. Dahinter steht... more...

  • Il senso ritrovatoby

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 29.95

    Stiamo vivendo una crisi sistemica, epocale, che non riguarda solo l?economia e la finanza, ma anche l?ecosistema, il nostro mondo di valori e la cultura su cui si è basata finora la nostra vita su questo pianeta. Di fronte a una crisi di queste proporzioni, occorre mettere in discussione il paradigma in base al quale si è organizzata la nostra società.... more...

  • The Legend of Dionby Lionel Jehuda Sanders

    Dundurn 2008; US$ 49.99

    This extraordinary study examines how the accounts of a historical figure, the so-called democrat and liberal Dion, have been distorted and reworked by ancient and modern writers alike. more...

  • Gender in Transnationalismby Ruba Salih

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    A fascinating ethnographic journey into migrant women's lives across two countries, Gender in Transnationalism highlights women's construction of 'home' between Morocco and Italy as a significant site whereby broader feelings and narratives of displacement and belonging can be grasped. Salih investigates what Moroccan women's relations with their... more...