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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ital Foreign Pol 1870-1940 V8by Lowe & Marzari

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Twentieth Century Italyby Jonathan Dunnage

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Following a historically chronological approach, and with a clear focus on the marked regional diversity characterising Italy, this volume analyses the impact of social, economic, cultural and political transformation on the lives of Italians. It assesses their living standards, their health and education, their working conditions and their leisure... more...

  • "Inter graecos latinissimus, inter latinos graecissimus"by Claudia Märtl; Christian Kaiser; Thomas Ricklin

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    Cardinal Bessarion is renowned for having bridged the frontier that existed between the Western world of Latin and the Eastern world of Greek. As an integrative intermediary and humanistic patron of culture, he served as a witness to the epoch?s diverse and momentous processes of inclusion and exclusion. The articles attempt to reconstruct the mechanisms... 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$ 52.00

    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...

  • 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...