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  • Das Staatsdenken der Renaissance - Vom gedachten zum erlebten Staatby Stefano Saracino; Manuel Knoll

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 37.81

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  • The Italian Renaissanceby Peter Burke

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.95

    In this brilliant and widely acclaimed work, Peter Burke presents a social and cultural history of the Italian Renaissance. He discusses the social and political institutions which existed in Italy during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and analyses the ways of thinking and seeing which characterized this period of extraordinary artistic creativity.... more...

  • The Italian Risorgimentoby Lucy Riall

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 32.95

    Lucy Riall's engaging account is the first book of its kind on the upheavals of the years between 1815 and 1860, when a series of crises destabilised the states of Restoration Italy and led to the creation of a troubled nation state. more...

  • The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italyby Jacob Burckhardt

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.95

    Jacob Burckhardt was born in 1818 in Basel, Switzerland. He studied history at the University of Berlin and taught art history and the Italian Renaissance in Berlin and Basel. His essay, as he called The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, was first published in 1860. Rich in its detailed account of the arts, fashions, manners, and thought... more...

  • The Hunchback's Tailorby Alexander J. De Grand

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 125.00

    This work examines the political life of Italy's most notable prime minister after Cavour. Alongside Georges Clemenceau and David Lloyd George, Giovanni Giolitti (1842-1928) stands out as one of the major liberal reformers of late 19th- and early 20th-century Europe. more...

  • Italyby Roland Sarti

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 85.00

    Exploring more than 500 years of the country's history, "Italy" provides readers interested in modern Italy or European history with a greater understanding of Italy's past, from the Renaissance to the present. This guide presents the milestones in Italy's history in an interesting and readable way. more...

  • The Empire of Stereotypesby Robert Casillo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    A study of Italian stereotypes seen in the works of Northern European and American travel writers. more...

  • Barbar ? König ? Tyrannby Andreas Goltz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    Theodoric the Great is one of the most fascinating characters among the rulers from the time of the migrations of the Germanic peoples. Like no other Germanic king, this East Goth polarised the world of his time and made an impression on posterity. Opinions on him range from glorifying him as the ideal ruler to condemning him as a tyrant and heretical... more...

  • The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italyby Jacob Burckhardt

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Burckhardt’s the most influential interpretation of the Italian Renaissance in the 19th century. The book is about political and economic changes taking place in the West of his day. Burckhardt has traced the cultural patterns of evolution from the medieval period to the awakening of modern fortitude and creativity of the Renaissance. A treat... more...

  • Rewriting Roman History in the Middle Agesby Marek Thue Kretschmer

    BRILL 2007; US$ 171.00

    Represents a witness to the transition from Latin to vernacular literature, which the author relates to the intellectual and ideological milieu of the Ottonians. This book offers a classification of extant manuscripts containing rewritings of the Historia Romana. It also defines its guiding ideological and literary principles. more...