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The Borgias: The Hidden History
The Borgias: The Hidden History
by G. J. Meyer
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The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account by the acclaimed author of The Tudors and A World Undone. Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias... (read more)

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Italy: A Traveler's Literary Companion
Italy: A Traveler's Literary Companion
by Lawrence Venuti
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Some of Italy's best-known writers, including Luigi Pirandello, Natalia Ginzburg, Alberto Moravia, and Antonio Tabucchi, join Italy's rising literary stars to take the reader on a panoramic tour of both city and countryside, across the social spectrum... (read more)

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Italy, My Beautiful Obsession: An American Italophile Falls in Love
Italy, My Beautiful Obsession: An American Italophile Falls in Love
by Arden Fowler
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Italy, My Beautiful Obsession: An American Italophile Falls in Love is a travel memoir based on the author's many decades of visiting Italy. Fowler's extensive art and music education, as well as her experience as an artist and performer enable her to... (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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My Father Il Duce: A Memoir by Mussolini's Son
My Father Il Duce: A Memoir by Mussolini's Son
by Romano Mussolini
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A last surviving child of Benito Mussolini shares insights into his father's life, describing such topics as Il Duce's relationship with his family and mistresses, beliefs about education and the arts, partnership with Adolf Hitler, and anticipation of... (read more)

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Traveler's Tales Guides : Italy : True Stories ((2ND)01 Edition)
Traveler's Tales Guides : Italy : True Stories ((2ND)01 Edition)
by Anne Calcagno
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This collection of the best literature on life and travel in Italy is completely revised and updated, and features articles from authors that include Tim Parks, Patricia Hampl, Mary Taylor Simeti, and others. Illustrations. Maps.... (read more)

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Montefeltro Conspiracy: a Renaissance Mystery Decoded (08 Edition)
Montefeltro Conspiracy: a Renaissance Mystery Decoded (08 Edition)
by Marcello Simonetta
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A brutal murder, a nefarious plot, a coded letter. After five hundred years, the most notorious mystery of the Renaissance is finally solved. The Italian Renaissance is remembered as much for intrigue as it is for art, with papal politics and infighting... (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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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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Fortune is a River: Leonardo da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli's Magnificent Dream to Change the Course of Florentine History
Fortune is a River: Leonardo da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli's Magnificent Dream to Change the Course of Florentine History
by Roger D Masters
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Few people know that Leonardo da Vinci and Niccol Machiavelli crossed paths when Leonardo worked -- ostensibly as an engineer, possibly as a spy -- in Cesare Borgia's court and Machiavelli was Florence's ambassador there. Soon thereafter, they formed a... (read more)

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Italia Romantica: English Romantics and Italian Freedom
Italia Romantica: English Romantics and Italian Freedom
by Roderick Cavaliero
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What had seemed to Grand Tourists a museum of idealized antiquity and Renaissance art became--in the eyes of Byron, Keats, Shelley and a host of other visitors--a nation struggling to assert itself but not quite able to do so. Italia Romantica is a vivid... (read more)

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Italy (Small Panorama)
Italy (Small Panorama)
by Michael Heatley
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This magnificent book provides a tantalizing taster of the beauty of Italy from its city and townscapes to its incomparable countryside.  To cover all of Italy's numerous charms, this book has been assembled in broad regional sections: ... (read more)

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Words & Deeds in Renaissance
Words & Deeds in Renaissance
by Thomas Cohen
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The social historian, searching for the basis of a culture, often turns to a study of ordinary people. Perhaps one of the most revealing places to find them is in a court of law. In this presentatoin of nine criminal trials of sixteenth-century Rome... (read more)

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Sketches of Etruscan Places: And Other Italian Essays
Sketches of Etruscan Places: And Other Italian Essays
by D H Lawrence
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For D. H. Lawrence, Italy was the place of spiritual rejuvenation to which he returned frequently to free himself from what he saw as the bourgeois conventions and the grim materialism of his native England. During his final stay in Italy, Lawrence... (read more)

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The Hill Towns of Italy
The Hill Towns of Italy
by Richard Kauffman
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Now available from Chronicle Books, this classic volume is a glorious tribute to one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Thousands of Americans visit Tuscany and Umbria each year, and the timeless charms of the hill towns of northern Italy are... (read more)

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Democracy, Italian Style
Democracy, Italian Style
by Joseph Lapalombara
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In this book, the foremost expert on the Italian political system takes a lively look at the apparent chaos-and surprising success-of Italian democracy. "A lively, literate look at Italy-a view from the outside that is really a view from the inside... (read more)

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Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a Borgia Prince (04 Edition)
Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a Borgia Prince (04 Edition)
by Mary Hollingsworth
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The Cardinal's Hat is the fascinating story of how Ippolito d'Este, the second son of Lucretia Borgia, acquired the coveted cardinal's hat and became the Archbishop of Milan.  Working with Ippolito's letters and ledgers, recently uncovered in an... (read more)

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Venice: Lion City: The Religion of Empire
Venice: Lion City: The Religion of Empire
by Garry Wills
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"Riveting . . . a double-barreled salvo that hits two bull's-eyes." —The New York Times Book Review This dazzling study of the three operas that Giuseppe Verdi adapted from Shakespeare's plays takes readers on a wonderfully engaging... (read more)

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The Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a Borgia Prince
The Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a Borgia Prince
by Mary Hollingsworth
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The Cardinal's Hat is the fascinating story of how Ippolito d'Este, the second son of Lucretia Borgia, acquired the coveted cardinal's hat and became the Archbishop of Milan.  Working with Ippolito's letters and ledgers, recently uncovered in an... (read more)

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Ruskin's Rose: A Venetian Love Story
Ruskin's Rose: A Venetian Love Story
by Ann Field
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Venice can be a dangerous place for a man's emotions--particularly at Christmas, particularly if he's the grief-stricken art historian John Ruskin. In 1876, a year after the death of his clandestine love, Rose La Touche, Ruskin arrived in the city of... (read more)

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