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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 27.18
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 51.29
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...