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  • The Business of the Roman Inquisition in the Early Modern Era

    By Germano Maifreda

    Established in 1542, the Roman Inquisition operated through a network of almost fifty tribunals to combat heretical and heterodox threats within the papal territories. Whilst its theological, institutional and political aspects have been well-studied, until now no sustained work has been undertaken…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance

    Edited by Suzanne Fleischman, Linda R. Waugh

    First published in 1990, this collection investigates grammatical categories associated with the verb as they are used by speakers and writers in real discourses and texts. Focusing on tense, aspect, mood, and voice in French, Spanish, and Italian, each chapter underscores the importance of context…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Altarpieces and Their Viewers in the Churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni

    By Pamela M. Jones

    A social history of reception, this study focuses on sacred art and Catholicism in Rome during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The five altarpieces examined here were painted by artists who are admired today - Caravaggio, Guercino, and Guido Reni - and by the less renowned but once…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Italian Academies 1525-1700

    Networks of Culture, Innovation and Dissent

    Edited by Jane E. Everson, Denis V Reidy, Lisa Sampson

    The intellectual societies known as Academies played a vital role in the development of culture, and scholarly debate throughout Italy between 1525-1700. They were fundamental in establishing the intellectual networks later defined as the ‘République des Lettres’, and in the dissemination of ideas…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Italian Perspectives

  • Pasolini after Dante

    The 'Divine Mimesis' and the Politics of Representation

    By Emanuela Patti

    What role did Dante play in the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975)? His unfinished and fragmented imitation of the Comedia, La Divina Mimesis, is only one outward sign of what was a sustained dialogue with Dante on representation begun in the early 1950s. During this period, the philologists…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Italian Perspectives

  • Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

    By Marc Treib, Luigi Latini

    Born in Florence in 1910, Pietro Porcinai grew up on the classic grounds of the Villa Gamberaia in Settignano where his father served as head gardener. Although he studied agriculture in college, Porcinai’s true interest lay in the landscape architecture practice he founded in 1938. Early projects…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • Europe's Rich Fabric

    The Consumption, Commercialisation, and Production of Luxury Textiles in Italy, the Low Countries and Neighbouring Territories (Fourteenth-Sixteenth Centuries)

    Edited by Bart Lambert, Katherine Anne Wilson

    Throughout human history luxury textiles have been used as a marker of importance, power and distinction. Yet, as the essays in this collection make clear, the term 'luxury' is one that can be fraught with difficulties for historians. Focusing upon the consumption, commercialisation and production…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge

  • Gender and Migration in Italy

    A Multilayered Perspective

    Edited by Elisa Olivito

    Recent migratory flows to Europe have brought about considerable changes in many countries. Italy in particular offers a unique point of view, since it is possible to observe not only the way migration has changed specific features of the country, but also how it is intertwined with gender…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • The Legal Treatment of Muslim Minorities in Italy

    Islam and the Neutral State

    By Andrea Pin

    Islam is a growing presence practically everywhere in Europe. In Italy, however, Islam has met a unique model of state neutrality, religious freedom and church and state collaboration. This book gives a detailed description of the legal treatment of Muslims in Italy, contrasting it with other…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Thinking Italian Translation

    A course in translation method: Italian to English, 2nd Edition

    By Stella Cragie, Ian Higgins, Sandor Hervey, Patrizia Gambarotta

    Thinking Italian Translation is an indispensable course for students who want to develop their Italian to English translation skills. This new edition includes: up-to-date examples and new source texts from a variety of genres, from journalistic to technical. a brand new section on…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Thinking Translation

  • Colloquial Italian 2

    The Next Step in Language Learning

    By Sylvia Lymbery, Sandra Silipo

    Do you know Italian already and want to go a stage further? If you're planning a visit to Italy, need to brush up your Italian for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial Italian 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills. Colloquial Italian 2 is…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

  • Colloquial Italian

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By Sylvia Lymbery

    Colloquial Italian: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Italian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

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