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The City of Falling Angels
The City of Falling Angels
by John Berendt
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Once again John Berendt proves he is a powerful magnet for eccentrics. With clever proficiency, Berendt depicts for readers a host of quirky characters, providing an exclusive glimpse into the Venice you won't see as a tourist. Gossipy yet wholly... (read more)

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The Last Italian: Portrait of a People (Destination Book)
The Last Italian: Portrait of a People (Destination Book)
by William Murray
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Since his childhood in Italy, William Murray has had a love affair with the country and its people. Here is his tribute to the Italy he so loves--a provocative, candid portrait that takes us off the beaten path and reveals an Italy not covered in any... (read more)

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Magnifico: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo de' Medici
Magnifico: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo de' Medici
by Miles Unger
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andlt;iandgt;Magnificoandlt;/iandgt; is a vividly colorful portrait of Lorenzo de' Medici, the uncrowned ruler of Florence during its golden age. A true "Renaissance man," Lorenzo dazzled contemporaries with his prodigious talents and magnetic... (read more)

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Faith, Reason, and the Plague in Seventeenth-Century Tuscany
Faith, Reason, and the Plague in Seventeenth-Century Tuscany
by Carlo M Cipolla
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By the late fall of 1630, the Black Plague had descended upon northern Italy. The prentice Magistry of Public Health, centered in Florence, took steps to contain and combat the scourge. In this essay, Carlo Cipolla recreates the daily struggle of plague... (read more)

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The Sack of Rome: How a Beautiful European Country with a Fabled History and a Storied Culture Was Taken Over by a Man Named Silvio Berl
The Sack of Rome: How a Beautiful European Country with a Fabled History and a Storied Culture Was Taken Over by a Man Named Silvio Berl
by Alexander Stille
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Award-winning author Alexander Stille has been called ?one of the best English-language writers on Italy? by the New York Times Book Review, and in The Sack of Rome he sets out to answer the question: What happens when vast wealth, a virtual media... (read more)

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A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century
A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century
by Andrea Di Robilant
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In the waning days of Venices glory in the mid-1700s, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the citys oldest patrician families. At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the beautiful, illegitimate daughter... (read more)

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The City of Falling Angels
The City of Falling Angels
by John Berendt
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Taking the fire that destroyed the Fenice theatre in 1996 as his starting point, John Berendt creates a unique and unforgettable portrait of Venice and its extraordinary inhabitants. Beneath the exquisite facade of the world's most beautiful historic... (read more)

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The Stones of Venice
The Stones of Venice
by John Ruskin
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John Ruskin, Victorian England's greatest writer on art and literature, believed himself to be an adopted son of Venice, and his feelings for this beautiful, melancholy city are nowhere better expressed than in The Stones of Venice, a collection of... (read more)

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The Italian Renaissance
The Italian Renaissance
by J. H. Plumb
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A definitive overview of Renaissance-era Italy.... (read more)

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Amalia's Tale: A Poor Peasant, an Ambitious Attorney, and a Fight for Justice
Amalia's Tale: A Poor Peasant, an Ambitious Attorney, and a Fight for Justice
by David I Kertzer
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This quintessential David-and-Goliath saga tells the story of a wholly unexpected triumph of the poor against the rich and of a crusading city attorney who fought on behalf of an impoverished peasant. Amalia Bagnacavalli, an illiterate young peasant from... (read more)

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History of Contemporary Italy: Society & Politics, 1943-1988
History of Contemporary Italy: Society & Politics, 1943-1988
by Paul Ginsbor
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A social and political analysis of the Italian Peninsula since the fall of Mussolini. Achievements and political parties are described as well as matters concerning family life and the declining role of the Catholic Church.... (read more)

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Murder of a Medici Princess
Murder of a Medici Princess
by Caroline P. Murphy
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In Murder of a Medici Princess, Caroline Murphy illuminates the brilliant life and tragic death of Isabella de Medici, one of the brightest stars in the dazzling world of Renaissance Italy, the daughter of Duke Cosimo I, ruler of Florence and Tuscany... (read more)

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Mediterranean Color
Mediterranean Color
by Jeffrey Becom
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The sun-splashed countries of the Mediterranean are shown as they have never been seen before. Jeffrey Becom's vivid portrayal is not the hackneyed tourist attractions on perpetual display, not the well-worn monuments, not even the sweeping sea vistas of... (read more)

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The Mussolini Memoirs: 1942-1943
The Mussolini Memoirs: 1942-1943
by Raymond Kilbansky
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Here are the words of the man who led Italy to fascism and aided Hitler during the war, written in early 1944 as it all began to fall apart. A fascinating historical document of first-rate importance, these memoirs come from his personal account... (read more)

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Their Other Side: Six American Women and the Lure of Italy
Their Other Side: Six American Women and the Lure of Italy
by Helen Barolini
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Our lives are Swiss,Emily Dickinson wrote in 1859, So still-so cool.But over the Alps, Italy stands the other side.For Dickinson, as for many other writers and artists, Italy has been the land of light, a seductive source of invention, enchantment, and... (read more)

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Borgias: The Rise & Fall of a Renaissance Dynasty
Borgias: The Rise & Fall of a Renaissance Dynasty
by Michael Edwa Mallet
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Fact is deftly sorted from fiction in this description of the incredible rise of the Borgias from obscurity to the very center of the Renaissance.... (read more)

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Italian Days
Italian Days
by Barbara Gr Harrison
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"Italian Days" is one of the richest and most absorbing travel books written--a journey that traverses the Italian peninsula and immerses readers in a culture which provides the reader with a definition of the good life. "Harrison's wonderful journal... (read more)

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The Outsider: Prejudice and Politics in Italy
The Outsider: Prejudice and Politics in Italy
by Paul Sniderman
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"The timing of Sniderman and his colleagues is impeccable: Just as right-wing extremism, driven by xenophobia, reaches the top of the European agenda (and not only in Austria), they bring to fruition this important six-year study of prejudice toward... (read more)

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Modern Italy: Representation and Reform
Modern Italy: Representation and Reform
by Paul Furlong
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Modern Italy provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Italian politics and the development of public policy in Italy. Paul Furlong provides a detailed examination of how Italy's political institutions have developed since 1945 and how they... (read more)

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Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napleon (Vintage)
Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napleon (Vintage)
by Andrea Di Robilant
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In 1787, the beautiful Lucia is married off to Alvise Mocenigo, scion of one of the most powerful Venetian families. But their life as a golden couple will be suddenly transformed when Venice falls to Bonaparte. We witness Lucia's painful series of... (read more)

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