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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 21.00
Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial -- a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice. In this sumptuous vision of Venice, Peter Ackroyd turns his unparalleled skill at evoking place from London and the River Thames, to Italy and the city of myth, mystery and beauty, set like a jewel in its glistening lagoon. His... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 16.03
Surrounded by the sea, cut by as many canals as streets, the city of Venice is unique. Built on fill reinforced with pilings made of huge tree trunks, it defies nature and belief. No city has been more often painted or written about, and it has been a tourist destination for centuries for its food, cafe and street life. But Venice is dying, literally... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 40.81
Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Band versammelt wissenschaftliche Studien und Erfahrungsberichte zur Politikberatung in Verfassungsreformen in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ferner wird über die Rolle von Wissen und Sachverständigen im Europäischen Konvent berichtet. Ein weiterer Beitrag betrachtet - am Beispiel kommunaler Verfassungsreformen... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 25.00
Now available in PDF format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Milan & the Lakes will lead you straight to the best attractions this region in Italy has to offer. The guide includes unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the city's stunning architecture, along with 3-D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 109.99
Absolutism in Renaissance Milan shows how authority above the law, once the preserve of pope and emperor, was claimed by the ruling Milanese dynasties, the Visconti and the Sforza, and why this privilege was finally abandoned by Francesco II Sforza (d. 1535), the last duke. As new rulers, the Visconti and the Sforza had had to impose their regime by... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
Now available in PDF format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Milan and the Lakes will lead you straight to the very best the region has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 1997; US$ 179.95
Ancien régime Piedmont is a little-studied area, and so there exists a geographical and conceptual imbalance in the historiography of the Napoleonic era which this work addresses. It concentrates on the character and shape of mainstream political life in an area representative of the much of the territory controlled by the Napoleonic régime.... more...
- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 12.99
Pocket Rough Guide Venice is your essential guide to this magical city, with all the key sights, restaurants, shops, and bars. Whether you have an afternoon or a few days at your disposal, our itineraries help you plan your trip, and the "Best of" Venice section picks out the Venetian highlights you won't want to miss, from the Basilica di... more...
- Robert Hale 2014; US$ 9.99
This is the story of ordinary life in an extraordinary place. The beautiful city of Venice has been a fantasy land for people from around the globe for centuries, but what is it like to live there? To move house by boat, to get a child with a broken leg to hospital or set off for school one morning only to find that the streets have become rivers... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 109.00
This book provides a broad overview of the main features of Spanish Milan and their transformations during the 16th and 17th centuries. At the same time, it addresses an important and long-lasting historiographical debate that traditionally interpreted the Spanish period as one of decline for Italian cities in general and Milan in particular. more...