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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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Paradise of Cities: Venice in the Nineteenth Century
Paradise of Cities: Venice in the Nineteenth Century
by John Julius Norwich
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John Julius Norwichs A History of Venice has been dubbed “indispensable” by none other than Jan Morris. Now, in his second book on the city once known as La Serenissima, Norwich advances the story in this elegant chronicle of a hundred years... (read more)

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Armed Struggle in Italy 1976-78: A Chronology
Armed Struggle in Italy 1976-78: A Chronology
by Elephant Editions
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An incredible anthology. Not only was there an amazing amount of armed actions in Italy at this time, but those chronicled here (and there are 100s of them) were those carried out by autonomous/anarchist groups/affinity groups, not by the Red Brigades... (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 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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Corruption :ethics and power in Florence, 1600-1770
Corruption :ethics and power in Florence, 1600-1770
by Jean Claude Waquet
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In this elegant and original book, Jean-Claude Waquet examines the problem of corruption in early modern Europe. Defining corruption to include both embezzlement of public funds by officials and their taking presents in return for favors rendered, he... (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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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 Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
by David I Kertzer
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National Book Award Finalist Bologna, 1858: A police posse, acting on the orders of a Catholic inquisitor, invades the home of a Jewish merchant, Momolo Mortara, wrenches his crying six-year-old son from his arms, and rushes him off in a carriage bound... (read more)

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Mussolini: A Biography
Mussolini: A Biography
by Jasper Godwi Ridley
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Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) was the founder of Fascism and iron-fisted ruler of Italy for two decades. He was also an extremely able politician who won the esteem of many statesmen including Winston Churchill and influential persons in the United States.... (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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