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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 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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Mussolini
Mussolini
by R J B Bosworth
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In 1945, disguised in German greatcoat and helmet, Mussolini attempted to escape from the advancing Allied armies. Unfortunately for him, the convoy of which he was part was stopped by partisans and his features, made so familiar by Fascist... (read more)

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The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany (Most Beautiful Villages)
The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany (Most Beautiful Villages)
by James Bentley
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There are vineyards producing the finest wine, and miles of wild mountain scenery; almost any view will take in other villages, clustering around the upper reaches of some hill or the russet roofs of a fortified town deep in a valley. Tuscany has its... (read more)

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A Valley in Italy
A Valley in Italy
by Lisa St Aubin De Teran
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Of all the romantic obsessions in novelist Lisa St Aubin de Teran's life, the search for a castle occupied her the longest--until she saw the magnificent Villa Orsola deep in the Umbrian hills. Only after eagerly signing the ownership papers did she and... (read more)

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The Miracle of Castel Di Sangro
The Miracle of Castel Di Sangro
by Joe Mcginniss
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Master storyteller Joe McGinniss travels to Italy to cover the unlikely success of a ragtag minor league soccer team -- and delivers a brilliant and utterly unforgettable story of life in an off-the-beaten-track Italian village.<P>When Joe... (read more)

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The Italian Renaissance (Essential Readings in History)
The Italian Renaissance (Essential Readings in History)
by Paula Findlen
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Thirteen of the most important critical essays on the Italian Renaissance are brought together in this volume.... (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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The Oxford Illustrated History of Italy (Oxford Illustrated Histories)
The Oxford Illustrated History of Italy (Oxford Illustrated Histories)
by George Holmes
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From the Roman Empire to the present day, this is the story of Italy, masterfully told by a group of 12 leading historians and accompanied by hundreds of remarkable illustrations. of color plates.... (read more)

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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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Venice: History of the Floating City
Venice: History of the Floating City
by Joanne M Ferraro
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This book is a sweeping historical portrait of the floating city of Venice from its foundations to the present day. Joanne M. Ferraro considers Venice's unique construction within an amphibious environment and identifies the Asian, European, and North... (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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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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The Montesi Scandal: The Death of Wilma Montesi and the Birth of the Paparazzi in Fellini's Rome
The Montesi Scandal: The Death of Wilma Montesi and the Birth of the Paparazzi in Fellini's Rome
by Karen Pinkus
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Early on a windy morning in April 1953, the body of a young woman washed up on a beach outside of Rome. Her name was Wilma Montesi, and, as the papers reported, she had left her home in the city center a day earlier, alone. The police called her death an... (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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1968 is symbolic in Italy of a whole decade of struggles by students, women, workers, intellectuals, and technicians. This extraordinary book, first published in Italy in 1988 as Autoritratto di gruppo, documents the intricate web of individual and... (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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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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Midnight in Sicily
Midnight in Sicily
by Peter Robb
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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year From the author of M and A Death in Brazil comes Midnight in Sicily. South of mainland Italy lies the island of Sicily, home to an ancient culture that--... (read more)

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Naples in the Time of Cholera, 1884-1911
Naples in the Time of Cholera, 1884-1911
by Frank M Snowden
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'The first extended study of cholera in modern Italy, setting Naples in a comparative international framework.'... (read more)

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