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- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 27.95
It was the war that changed everything, and yet it?s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway, and independence movements in Africa. As the British Navy sailed into the Mediterranean for a white-knuckle showdown with Italian ships,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 32.95
The Risorgimento was a turbulent and decisive period in the history of Italy. Lucy Riall's engaging account is the first book of its kind on the upheavals of the years between 1815 and 1860, when a series of crises destabilised the states of Restoration Italy and led to the creation of a troubled nation state in 1860. Comprehensive, yet original, this... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 125.00
This work examines the political life of Italy's most notable prime minister after Cavour. Alongside Georges Clemenceau and David Lloyd George, Giovanni Giolitti (1842-1928) stands out as one of the major liberal reformers of late 19th- and early 20th-century Europe. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 85.00
Exploring more than 500 years of the country's history, "Italy" provides readers interested in modern Italy or European history with a greater understanding of Italy's past, from the Renaissance to the present. This guide presents the milestones in Italy's history in an interesting and readable way. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00
Theodoric the Great is one of the most fascinating characters among the rulers from the time of the migrations of the Germanic peoples. Like no other Germanic king, this East Goth polarised the world of his time and made an impression on posterity. Opinions on him range from glorifying him as the ideal ruler to condemning him as a tyrant and heretical... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 171.00
Represents a witness to the transition from Latin to vernacular literature, which the author relates to the intellectual and ideological milieu of the Ottonians. This book offers a classification of extant manuscripts containing rewritings of the Historia Romana. It also defines its guiding ideological and literary principles. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This book examines negotiations on migration in the Mediterranean. It argues that migration is a bargaining chip which countries in the South use to increase their leverage versus their counterparts in the North. This proposition opens up new understandings reframing relations of inequalities among states. more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 76.31
Hauptbeschreibung Alcide De Gasperi ist bekannt als der Politiker des italienischen Wiederaufbaus nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg und als Förderer des vereinten Europa. Sein Leben davor - außerhalb des Kontextes des politischen Lebens Italiens - ist weniger bekannt. Und doch war diese Zeitspanne nicht kurz: 1881 im Trentino geboren, das damals zum Habsburgerreich... more...