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  • Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italyby Guido Alfani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    Italy faced a number of catastrophes in the long sixteenth century. This economic and demographic history follows the consequences of these catastrophes - the action of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse - War, Famine and Plague, all followed by Death. more...

  • Pompeii, Capri, Ischia & the Bay of Naplesby Marina Carter

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    This is guide is based on our much larger guide to Naples, Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast. Here we zero in on the attractions that line the Bay of Naples. This guide shows you how to discover them all: Plush resorts on the coast and islands, Greek and Roman excavations, plus street theater and musical performances everywhere. Capri, where Roman emperors... more...

  • Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzagaby Sarah D.P. Cockram

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    In this first full length scholarly study of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, Sarah Cockram casts new light on a long misunderstood relationship and shows the couple's strategic teamwork in action. Drawing on largely unpublished archival material, she illuminates tactics of collaboration and double-dealing. She reveals sharing of authority;... more...

  • Spain in Italyby Thomas James Dandelet; John A. Marino

    BRILL 2006; US$ 203.00

    Deals with the nuanced understanding of the reciprocal nature of Spanish-Italian relations and the rich cultural production that was the product of the far-reaching exchanges between the two peninsulas throughout the early modern period. 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...

  • Italyby Spencer M. DiScala

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 53.00

    Spans three centuries of Italian history, weaving together the country?s social, political, and economic developments and orienting them within the larger framework of European history. more...

  • Radetzky's Marchesby Michael Embree

    Helion & Company 2013; US$ 39.95

    In the spring of 1848, revolution threatened to sweep away the old order throughout Europe. In the Austrian-occupied north of Italy, newly nurtured nationalism, further fueled by economic issues, prompted open revolt in Lombardy and Venetia. The Austrian army in Italy, commanded by 82-year-old Field Marshal Radetzky, soon saw itself under further threat... more...

  • Kulturgeschichte des Papsttums in der Frühen Neuzeit.by Birgit Emich; Christian Wieland

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 52.39

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Band präsentiert das Papsttum der Frühen Neuzeit als exemplarisches Objekt eines interdisziplinären kulturwissenschaftlichen Zugangs. Im Zentrum steht die Frage, wie die historischen Akteure ihren Handlungen Sinn verliehen, wie sie Kosmos und Welt mit Bedeutung versahen und wie sie die von ihnen mitgeschaffene Wirklichkeit... 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...

  • Geschichte Italiens im Mittelalterby Elke Goez

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 27.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Vom Untergang des Römischen Reiches bis zum Sacco di Roma zeichnet Elke Goez die mittelalterliche Geschichte Italiens klar und anschaulich nach. Unter der Herrschaft unterschiedlichster Fremdvölker stehend, entwickelte sich rasch die bekannte Kleingliedrigkeit, welche die Landkarte Italiens bis in die Neuzeit bestimmte. Die politische... more...