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  • Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyrannyby Lionel Jehuda Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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,... more...

  • Origins of the Italian Wars of Independence, Theby Frank J. Coppa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This title focuses on the "Risorgimento", the movement that led to the unification of Italy as a single kingdom. The Italian Wars of Independence were a sequence of three separate conflicts, taking place in 1848-49, 1859 and 1866. This volume examines the role of the major powers outside Italy in these conflicts, particularly France, Austria, Great... more...

  • Italy in the Seventeenth Centuryby Domenico Sella

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    In his comprehensive overview of 17th century Italy, Professor Sella challenges the old view that Italy was in general decline, instead he shows it to have been a time of sharp contrasts and shifts in fortune. He starts with a balanced and critical analysis of political developments (placing the Italian states in their wider European context) before... more...

  • Italy 1530-1630by Eric Cochrane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    This book covers one of the more obscure periods of Italian history. What we know of it is presented almost always pejoratively: an unrelieved tale of political absolution, rural refeudalisation, economic crisis, religious repression and cultural decline. But this picture is both incomplete and inaccurate, and in this important new survey Eric Cochrane... more...

  • The Risorgimento and the Unification of Italyby Derek Beales; Eugenio F. Biagini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This book introduces the reader to the relationship between the Italian national movement, achieved by the Risorgimento, and the Italian unification in 1860. These themes are discussed in detail and related to the broader European theatre. Covering the literary, cultural, religious and political history of the period, Beales and Biagini show Italy... more...

  • The Complete Writings of an Italian Hereticby Olympia Morata; Holt N. Parker

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    Winner of the 2004 Josephine Roberts Edition Prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women. A brilliant scholar and one of the finest writers of her day, Olympia Morata (1526-1555) was attacked by some as a "Calvinist Amazon" but praised by others as an inspiration to all learned women. This book publishes, for the first time, all her... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Modern Italyby Mark Gilbert; Robert K. Nilsson

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 124.99

    Italy is a country that exercises a hold on the imagination of people all over the world. Its long history has left an inexhaustible treasure chest of cultural achievement. The historic cities of Rome, Florence, and Venice are among the most sought-after destinations in the world for tourists and art lovers, and Italy's natural beauty and cuisine are... more...

  • Umland der Stadt Rom - Von der tyrrhenischen Küste bis zu den Albaner Bergenby Christian Winkle; Jochen W. Mayer

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 18.42

    Roms Monumente werden seit Jahrhunderten gründlich erforscht und sind den zahlreichen Besuchern der Ewigen Stadt hinlänglich bekannt. Doch die vielen Städte und Denkmäler außerhalb Roms sind nur wenigen ein Begriff. Erstmalig stellt dieser Band basierend auf den neuesten historischen und archäologischen Erkenntnissen die bedeutendsten antiken Stätten... more...

  • The Legend of Dionby Lionel Jehuda Sanders

    Dundurn 2008; US$ 49.99

    This extraordinary study examines how the accounts of a historical figure, the so-called democrat and liberal Dion, have been distorted and reworked by ancient and modern writers alike. more...

  • Cavour and Garibaldi 1860by Denis Mack Smith

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 55.00

    An important study of the Risorgimento. devoted to seven crucial months in 1860. more...