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  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italyby DK Travel

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2017; Not Available

    Discover the best places to visit in Italy with the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy 2018 , your indispensable companion to this diverse country. The best things to do in Italy - from taking a gondola ride down Venice's Grand Canal, to exploring the porticoed medieval streets of Bologna or marvelling at the treasures displayed at Florence's Uffizi... more...

  • Antoninaby Wilkie Collins

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    Published in 1850, Antonina, or The Fall of Rome was Wilkie Collins's first novel. Using accurate historical details about the Roman emperor Honorius and the Gothic king Alaric, he presents the fictitious character of Antonina and narrates her escapades during the siege of Rome. As she flees the city to preserve her honor, she does not realize... more...

  • A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861–1950by Sabina Donati

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    This book discusses national citizenship and italianità at home and abroad, in its multi-faceted, contested, and often controversial form. more...

  • Remaking Italy in the Twentieth Centuryby Roy Palmer Domenico

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 30.00

    Although the unification of Italy in 1870 initially defined the nation's geographic boundaries, Italians faced the new challenge of determining their nation's social, political, and cultural identity as they entered the twentieth century. In Remaking Italy in the Twentieth Century, noted scholar Roy P. Domenico examines the struggle between Liberals,... more...

  • Arenaby John Pearson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99

    First published in 1973, Arena discusses the Year AD 80, when the Colosseum opened with quite the longest and most nauseating organized mass orgy in history. It was a mammoth celebration on the grandest scale, a fitting inauguration for an arena built to epitomize all the majesty and power of the Roman Empire, a building which also held the seeds... more...

  • On Crimes and Punishments and Other Writingsby Cesare Beccaria; Jeremy Parzen; Aaron Thomas

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    Long appreciated as a foundational text in criminology, Beccaria’s arguments have become central in debates over capital punishment. This new edition presents Beccaria’s On Crimes and Punishments as an important and influential work of Enlightenment political theory. more...

  • Love, Self-Deceit and Moneyby Koen Stapelbroek

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    Love, Self-Deceit, and Money shows how diverse ideas of the development of individual passions into social dispositions, commerce, and reform politics dovetailed seamlessly in the intellectual climate of eighteenth-century Europe. more...

  • A Tragedy Revealedby Arrigo Petacco; Konrad Eisenbichler

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2005; Not Available

    Based on previously unavailable archival documents and oral accounts from people who were there, Petacco reveals the events and exposes the Italian government's mishandling – and then official silence on – the situation. more...

  • Italy’s Eighteenth Centuryby Paula Findlen; Wendy Wassyng Roworth; Catherine M. Sama

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 67.50

    This volume illuminates the social and cultural landscape of eighteenth-century Italy by exploring how questions of gender in music, art, literature, science, and medicine shaped perceptions of Italy in the age of the Grand Tour. more...

  • Sicilyby Katie Caldesi

    Hardie Grant Books 2016; US$ 9.21

    In Sicily, Italian aficionados Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi head to the island to immerse themselves in diverse food scene, and soak up the varied landscapes. Thanks to its rich history Sicilian food has Italian, Greek, Spanish, French and Arab influences, making the food full of exotic flavours and extremely delicious. Starting in the capital, Palermo,... more...