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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 24.56
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...
- 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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 29.95
Stiamo vivendo una crisi sistemica, epocale, che non riguarda solo leconomia e la finanza, ma anche lecosistema, il nostro mondo di valori e la cultura su cui si è basata finora la nostra vita su questo pianeta. Di fronte a una crisi di queste proporzioni, occorre mettere in discussione il paradigma in base al quale si è organizzata... more...
- 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...
- 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...