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  • Innovation and Creativity in Late Medieval and Early Modern European Citiesby Karel Davids; Bert De Munck

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 154.95

    Late medieval and early modern cities are often depicted as cradles of artistic creativity and hotbeds of new material culture. Cities in Renaissance Italy and in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century north-western Europe are the most obvious cases in point. But, how did this come about? Contributors to this volume set out to analyze whether, in what... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Geschichte Italiens im Mittelalterby Elke Goez

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 48.90

    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 Entwicklung Italiens... 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...

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

    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...

  • 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...