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  • The Borgiasby Christopher Hibbert

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 13.11

    The name Borgia is synonymous with the corruption, nepotism, and greed that were rife in Renaissance Italy. The powerful, voracious Rodrigo Borgia, better known to history as Pope Alexander VI, was the central figure of the dynasty. Two of his seven papal offspring also rose to power and fame - Lucrezia Borgia, his daughter, whose husband was famously... more...

  • Italian Journeysby William Dean Howells

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 18.00

    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...

  • Tra Cartagine e Romaby Salvatore De Vincenzo

    De Gruyter 2012; 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 include... more...

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

    Enigma Books 2005; US$ 10.99

    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...

  • In the Society of Fascistsby Giulia Albanese; Roberta Pergher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    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$ 25.00

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

  • Demografiepolitikby Michael Hüther; Gerhard Naegele

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    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.... more...

  • Il senso ritrovatoby Ervin Laszlo; Pier Mario Biava

    Springer 2012; 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... more...

  • Gender in Transnationalismby Ruba Salih

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    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...

  • Italy in the Central Middle Agesby David Abulafia

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 37.99

    The eleventh to the early fourteenth centuries saw a great transformation in the political, cultural and economic life of the Italian peninsula, marked by the rise of the autonomous city-states in the north and centre, the expansion of international trade, and the creation of a wealthy southern kingdom which reached the peak of its power in this period,... more...