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  • Desiring Italyby Susan Cahill

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    Under the spell of la dolce vita . . . For centuries Italy has been many things to many people. In this brilliant anthology and traveler's companion, twenty-eight first-rate women writers reveal why the land that is the heart and soul of European civilization is so seductive to women. Kate Simon walks us through a Siena filled with surprises... more...

  • Die Rezeption des italienischen Faschismus in der Weimarer Republikby Matthias Damm

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 68.33

    Die Arbeit beschreibt die Rezeption des italienischen Faschismus im Deutschland der Weimarer Republik (1922-1933). Als erste Monografie skizziert sie die Wahrnehmung aller wichtigen gesellschaftlichen Gruppen von den Kommunisten und Sozialdemokraten über Bürgerliche, Katholiken und Rechte bis zu den Nationalsozialisten. Sie räumt mit gängigen Klischees... more...

  • Die rechtliche Stellung rmischer Soldaten im Prinzipatby Christoph Schmetterer

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 36.72

    Im Prinzipat wandelte sich die rmische Armee zu einer Berufsarmee. Die Soldaten blieben nunmehr ein (Berufs-)Leben lang in der Armee und hatten eine Rechtsposition, die sich grundlegend von jener der Zivilisten unterschied. Schon der Eintritt in die Armee konnte erhebliche Auswirkungen auf den Status eines Soldaten haben. So waren rmische Soldaten... more...

  • Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyranny (Routledge Revivals)by Lionel Jehuda Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Professor Sanders? full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the ?tyrant? of Syracuse. Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in the worst ? modern ? sense of the word: cruelty, intransigence,... more...

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

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    "Larvatus prodeo," announced Ren 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...

  • El saco de Romaby Juan de la Cueva

    Linkgua 2013; US$ 2.85

    El saco de Roma relata la historia de Borbn, soldado francs, capitn general del ejrcito del emperador Carlos V quien atac la ciudad de Roma para saquearla y muri en el empeo. La obra, escrita en Espaa durante el siglo XVI, es refleja las incursiones militares espaolas en Italia.   Biographische Informationen Juan de la Cueva de Garoza... more...

  • Enter Mussolini (RLE Responding to Fascism)by Emilio Lussu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    Emilio Lussu was an Italian MP and Professor of Political Economy, who was imprisoned because of his opposition to Mussolini. In 1929 he escaped with two fellow prisoners from the island of Lipari. Enter Mussolini combines an account of Mussolini?s rise to power and a critique of the Italian fascist movement that was influential at a time when many... more...

  • The Essential Mae Brussellby Mae Brussell; Alex Constantine; Paul Krassner

    Feral House 2014; US$ 18.95

    Fascinating research from the woman who inspired an entire generation of anti-Fascist conspiratorial investigations. more...

  • The Failure of Italian Nationhoodby Manlio Graziano

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00

    This book provides a political, economic, sociological, and cultural history of Italy that looks at its difficulties with the task of nation-building. more...

  • The Fall of Mussoliniby Philip Morgan

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 12.99

    A fascinating reconstruction and re-evaluation of the causes and consequences of Mussolini's fall from power in July 1943, covering everything from high politics to the everyday experiences of ordinary Italians as war continued to ravage their country. - ;The dramatic story of Mussolini's fall from power in July 1943, illuminating both the... more...