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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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Donatello Among the Blackshirts: History and Modernity in the Visual Culture of Fascist Italy
Donatello Among the Blackshirts: History and Modernity in the Visual Culture of Fascist Italy
by Claudia Lazzaro
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Focuses on the appropriation of visual elements of the classical, medieval, and Renaissance past in Mussolini's Italy.... (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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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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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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Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town
Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town
by Douglas Gayeton
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SLOW: Life in a Tuscan Town is an unprecedented photographic personal journey into the heart of hidden Tuscany that celebrates the principles that define the Slow Food movement and pays tribute to the region's kaleidoscope of vibrant characters, whose... (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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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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Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance
Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance
by Jane Gleeson White
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Filled with colorful characters and history, takes us from the ancient origins of accounting in Mesopotamia to the frontiers of modern finance. At the heart of the story is double-entry bookkeeping: the first system that allowed merchants to actually... (read more)

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Sicily: Three Thousand Years of Human History
Sicily: Three Thousand Years of Human History
by Sandra Benjamin
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Tourists, armchair travelers, and historians will all delight in this fluid narrative that can be read straight through, dipped into over time, or used as a reference guide to each period in Sicily’s fascinating tale. Emigration of people from... (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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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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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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Gomorrah: A Personal Journey Into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System
Gomorrah: A Personal Journey Into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System
by Roberto Saviano
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A groundbreaking, unprecedented bestseller in Italy, Roberto Saviano's insider account traces the decline of the city of Naples under the rule of the Camorra, an organized crime network more powerful and violent... (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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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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Beatrices Spell the Enduring Legend of Beatrice Cenci
Beatrices Spell the Enduring Legend of Beatrice Cenci
by Belinda Jack
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The haunting and utterly engrossing story of 16-year-old Beatrice Cenci, executed for the murder of her father, in Rome in 1599, and the destructive fascination her story of lust, passion and violence has held for generations of writers and artists.... (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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This book is a unique, eye-opening guide to one of the world's most magnificent cities, celebrating the special character of Rome's buildings, fountains, piazzas, streets, and ruins with illuminating insight and irresistible enthusiasm — for the... (read more)

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Mamma Mia!: Berlusconi Explained for Posterity and Friends Abroad
Mamma Mia!: Berlusconi Explained for Posterity and Friends Abroad
by Beppe Severgnini
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What is it in the operatic Italian psyche that allows-indeed, forgives, even applauds-Italy’s premier for conducting a lifestyle as decadent as a Fellini extravaganza, while organizing an ongoing string of questionable behaviors and politically... (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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A deliciously familiar yet seemingly untouchable and magical world, Venice has an unparalleled legacy of monuments, traditions, and culture dating back more than 1600 years. From the fogs that haunt its streets to the sunlight that bathes its churches... (read more)

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