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Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
by Ross King
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Of the many transformations that architecture has undergone throughout history, none is more important to the Renaissance than Filippo Brunelleschi's dome design for the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral in Florence. Few books have introduced Renaissance... (read more)

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The Stones of Florence
The Stones of Florence
by Mary Mccarthy
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A beloved tribute to Florence that blends history, artistic reflection, and keen social observation   Renowned for her sharp literary style, essayist and fiction writer Mary McCarthy offers a unique history of Florence, from its inception to the... (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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Tilt: a Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa
Tilt: a Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa
by Nicholas Shrady
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The Castle of Tabiano: A Thousand Years of History, Legends, in the Pallavicino Fiefs
The Castle of Tabiano: A Thousand Years of History, Legends, in the Pallavicino Fiefs
by Giacomo Corazza
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A history of the castle and some of the most famous people that lived within its walls, through archives, parish registers, tales and legends. The history passed down by both through human history and the stories told by the studies of the structure of... (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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Stolen Figs: And Other Adventures in Calabria
Stolen Figs: And Other Adventures in Calabria
by Mark Rotella
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"Mr. Rotella is not writing tourist or voyeur gastronomy; he is writing about food and life. And his Stolen Figs, with its travels and sights and encounters, goes beyond any of these things. It is about life: Calabrians' and ultimately his own... (read more)

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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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Sprezzatura: 50 Ways Italian Genius Shaped the World
Sprezzatura: 50 Ways Italian Genius Shaped the World
by Peter Depiro
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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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and#8220;Dazzling. . . . From the first sentence, andlt;iandgt;Magnificoandlt;/iandgt; transports the reader to 15th-century Florence, a place of matchless splendor, both natural and man-made. Unger mines a rich lode of sources. . . . The result is an... (read more)

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Whispering City: Modern Rome and Its Histories
Whispering City: Modern Rome and Its Histories
by R J B Bosworth
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In Civilization and Its Discontents, Sigmund Freud claimed that Rome must be comprehended as "not a human dwelling place but a mental entity," in which the palaces of the Caesars still stand alongside modern apartment buildings in layers of brick, mortar,... (read more)

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Mussolini: The Rise and Fall of Il Duce
Mussolini: The Rise and Fall of Il Duce
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"Christopher Hibbert is a wonderful narrative historian who has illuminated many corners of Italian life and history. He has the gift of creating scenes and characters, of rendering the vividness of the past. His Mussolini is no exception. He... (read more)

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Autobiography of a Generation: Italy, 1968
Autobiography of a Generation: Italy, 1968
by Luisa Passerini
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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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Fascist Voices: An Intimate History of Mussolini's Italy
Fascist Voices: An Intimate History of Mussolini's Italy
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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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Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia (UK Edition)
Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia (UK Edition)
by Roberto Saviano
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Tuscany: Photopockets
Tuscany: Photopockets
by Rainer Kiedrowski
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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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"A compelling story masterfully told." --Peter D. Kramer, author of Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind and Listening to Prozac "David Kertzer tells [a] riveting story . . . A fascinating episode." --Natalie Zemon Davis, author of The Return of Martin... (read more)

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Italia: Portrait of a Country Throughout 60 Years of Photography
Italia: Portrait of a Country Throughout 60 Years of Photography
by Giovanna Calvenzi
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120 authors contribute to this compendium of the best photographs of Italy over the last 60 years.... (read more)

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Sicilian Odyssey (03 Edition)
Sicilian Odyssey (03 Edition)
by Francine Prose
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