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  • Spazi Riflessivi in Passeggeri Notturni

    1st Edition

    By Daniela Bisello Antonucci, Paola Nastri

    Spazi Riflessivi in Passeggeri Notturni è un testo innovativo e versatile per l’insegnamento dell’italiano tramite riflessioni ed elaborazioni su questioni sociali emerse dalla lettura di Passeggeri notturni, racconti brevi di Gianrico Carofiglio. Il testo, indicato per un livello…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The canzone villanesca alla napolitana

    Social, Cultural and Historical Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Donna G. Cardamone

    The printed debut of the canzone villanesca alla napolitana occurred on 24 October 1537, in Naples. Fifteen anonymous 'rustic songs' were published by Johannes de Colonia in a pocket-sized anthology with a cover featuring three women with hoes tilling the soil. The adjective villanesca (from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Italian Legal Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Glyn Watkin

    First published in 1997, this volume provides the reader from a common law background with an introduction to the Legal System and basic private law institutions of contemporary Italy. It aims to afford a basic understanding, rather than a detailed presentation, of Italian law, through an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy

    From the Middle Republic to the Early Empire, 1st Edition

    By Jane Draycott

    Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy examines the roles that the home, the garden and the members of the household (freeborn, freed and slave) played in the acquisition and maintenance of good physical and mental health and well-being. Focussing on the period from the middle Republic to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Bishops, Saints, and Historians

    Studies in the Ecclesiastical History of Medieval Britain and Italy, 1st Edition

    By Robert Brentano, edited by William L. North

    Throughout his career, Robert Brentano attempted to understand the nature and 'style' of ecclesiastical institutions in Italy and the British Isles, the specific qualities of saints and the communities that formed around them, and the ways in which seemingly cryptic archival remains of medieval…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261–1352

    Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art, 1st Edition

    By Beth Williamson

    Edited by Joanna Cannon

    This was first published in 2000:  Introduced by Joanna Cannon, this volume of essays by postgraduate students at the Courtauld Institute, University of London, explores some of the ways in which art was used to express, to celebrate, and to promote the political and religious aims and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath

    Analyzing Shakespeare's views on theatre and magic and John Dee's concerns with philosophy and magic in the light of the Italian version of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this book offers a new perspective on the Italian-English cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Luca Marenzio

    The Career of a Musician Between the Renaissance and the Counter-Reformation, 1st Edition

    By Marco Bizzarini, James Chater

    Regarded by his contemporaries as the leading madrigal composer of his time, Luca Marenzio was an important figure in sixteenth-century Italian music, and also highly esteemed in England, Flanders and Poland. This English translation of Marco Bizzarini's study of the life and work of Marenzio…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Studies on the Jews of Venice, 1382–1797

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Ravid

    The Jewish community of early modern Venice was perhaps the leading Jewish community of its time. It emerged as a response to the desire of the Venetian government to make credit readily available and, toward the end of the 16th century, it greatly expanded as Venice, faced with a serious decline…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Courts and Courtiers in Renaissance Northern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Kolsky

    The extraordinary cultural Renaissance in the northern Italian courts of the late 15th and early 16th centuries is the subject of this volume. It starts with Baldessar Castiglione's Book of the Courtier (1528) which encapsulates this sense of renewal: his experiences at court and their subsequent…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Italy, Europe, The Left

    The Transformation of Italian Communism and the European Imperative, 1st Edition

    By Vassilis Fouskas

    Published in 1998. Was the Italian Communist Party (PCI) a typical Social Democratic party in tune with the programmatic principles of the Second International? What is the appropriate context within which the strategies of 'historic compromise' and Eurocommunism in the 1970s can be analyzed and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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