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  • The History of Rome, Books 1-5by Livy; Valerie M. Warrior

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices--on the genealogies of the most prominent political... more...

  • Access to History: The Unification of Italy 1789-1896 Fourth Editionby Robert Pearce; Andrina Stiles

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 19.99

    Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications... more...

  • Three New Dealsby Wolfgang Schivelbusch

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 6.79

    From a world-renowned cultural historian, an original look at the hidden commonalities among Fascism, Nazism, and the New Deal Today Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal is regarded as the democratic ideal, the positive American response to an economic crisis that propelled Germany and Italy toward Fascism. Yet in the 1930s, shocking as it may... 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$ 28.50

    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$ 6.99

    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...

  • Genoa and the Genoese, 958-1528by Steven A. Epstein

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    Set in the middle of the Italian Riviera, Genoa is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. But Genoa was also one of medieval Europe's major centers of trade and commerce. In Genoa and the Genoese, 958-1528 , Steven Epstein has written the first comprehensive history of the city that traces its transformation from an obscure... 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...