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- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
When Abraham Lincoln appointed William Dean Howells Consul to Venice, the young writer embarked on a journey that would leave an indelible impression on his life and work. Howells lived in Italy for four years, from 1861, during the pivotal and tumultuous period of Italian reunification. Italian Journeys, Howell's engrossing memoir of this time, describes... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
"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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 44.99
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...
- Springer Milan 2013; US$ 29.99
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...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2012; US$ 94.99
New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies, Volume 2: The Arts and History deals with practicing cultural studies by offering articles that are valuable for both scholars of Italian studies and students interested in a cultural studies approach. Divided in four sections, the articles included offer complex approaches to literature, film, the... more...
- 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...