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Venice: A New History
Venice: A New History
by Thomas F Madden
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A spellbinding new portrait of one of the worlds most beloved cities La Serenissima. Its breathtaking architecture, art, and opera ensure that Venice remains a perennially popular destination for tourists and armchair travelers alike. Yet most of the... (read more)

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The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
by Elizabeth Lev
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“Well-written and meticulously researched, The Tigress of Forlì recreates the world of Renaissance Italy in all its grandeur and violence. At the center stands a remarkable woman, Caterina Riario Sforza. Mother, warrior, and icon, Caterina... (read more)

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Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
by Dianne Hales
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Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the flesh-and-blood woman who became one of the most famous artistic subjects of all timeand#8212;Mona Lisa.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune... (read more)

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Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town
Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town
by Douglas Gayeton
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In the spirit of "The Oxford Project" and "American Farmer" comes this magical and utterly unique portrayal of rural Italian life, and a tribute to the region's kaleidoscope of charming local characters.... (read more)

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The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527
The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527
by Leonie Frieda
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In this epic drama of love, death, and betrayal, Leonie Frieda charts the rise and fall of the Italian Renaissance through the lives of the princesses who helped shape it.... (read more)

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The Tailor of Ulm: Communism in the Twentieth Century
The Tailor of Ulm: Communism in the Twentieth Century
by Lucio Magri
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Twenty years have passed since the Italian Communists' last Congress in 1991, in which the death of their party was decreed. It was a deliberate death, accelerated by the desire for a "new beginning." That new beginning never came, and the world lost an... (read more)

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The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
by Elizabeth Lev
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Wife, mother, leader, warrior. Caterina Riario Sforza was one of the most prominent women in Renaissance Italy—and one of the most vilified. In this glittering biography, Elizabeth Lev reexamines her extraordinary life and accomplishments.... (read more)

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Grafica Della Strada: The Signs of Italy
Grafica Della Strada: The Signs of Italy
by Louise Fili
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For more than three decades, renowned graphic designer and self-described Italophile Louise Fili has traveled the cities and countryside of Italy cataloging the work of sign craftsmen in whose hands type takes on new life with a tantalizing menu of... (read more)

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Lady Queen
Lady Queen
by Nancy Goldstone
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In 1348, at the age of twenty-two, Joanna I, the queen of Naples, stood trial before the pope, accused of murdering her cousin and husband, Hungarian prince Andrew. Arguing her own case in Latin, she won her acquittal, and went on to become the only... (read more)

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The Borgias: The Hidden History
The Borgias: The Hidden History
by G. J. Meyer
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The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account by the acclaimed author of The Tudors and A World Undone. Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias... (read more)

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Not Built in a Day: Exploring Rome and Its Architecture
Not Built in a Day: Exploring Rome and Its Architecture
by George H. Sullivan
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George H. Sullivan is a veteran travel writer. He has written walking tours of Florence and Vienna for Fodorandrsquo;s Travel Guides, and has lectured on Roman architecture at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC (a series of five lectures... (read more)

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Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis
Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis
by Robert M. Edsel
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When Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943, they also seized control of mankind's greatest cultural treasures. As they had done throughout Europe, the Nazis could now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance, the treasures of the Vatican, and the... (read more)

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A Brief History of Venice
A Brief History of Venice
by Elizabet Horodowich
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Venice grew out of the swamps of Italy and became one of the great mercantile and cultural centers of the world. Elizabeth Horodowich, one of the leading historians of the city, tells the whole story, showing that Venice, alongside Florence and Rome, was... (read more)

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Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History
Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History
by Robert Hughes
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From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome—as city, as empire, and, crucially, as an origin of Western art and civilization, two subjects about... (read more)

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The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527
The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527
by Leonie Frieda
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In an epic drama of love, death, and betrayal, Leonie Frieda charts the rise and fall of the Italian Renaissance through the lives of the princesses who helped shape it. Mothers of popes and wives of princes, the women who feature in The Deadly... (read more)

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Venice: History, Art and Architecture, Lifestyle
Venice: History, Art and Architecture, Lifestyle
by Alain Vircondelet
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Alain Vircondelet is a prolific writer and biographer; his works have been widely translated, including Jean-Paul II (Flammarion, 2004). He has published a number of works on Venice including Nulle part qu'à Venise (Plon, 2003) and George Sand,... (read more)

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Death and the Dolce Vita: The Dark Side of Rome in the 1950s
Death and the Dolce Vita: The Dark Side of Rome in the 1950s
by Stephen Gundle
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This true story of the 1950s murder scandal that rocked Italy portrays the Rome of romance, luxury, and glamour—as well as a city of carnal crimes, sex, drugs, corruption, and cover-ups On April 9, 1953, an attractive 21... (read more)

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Fascist Voices: An Intimate History of Mussolini's Italy
Fascist Voices: An Intimate History of Mussolini's Italy
by Christopher Duggan
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Today Mussolini is remembered as a hated dictator who, along with Hitler and Stalin, ushered in an era of totalitarian repression unsurpassed in human history. But how was he viewed by ordinary Italians during his lifetime? In Fascist Voices, Christopher... (read more)

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The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova
The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova
by Paul Strathern
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