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The Boundaries of Eros: Sex Crime and Sexuality in Renaissance Venice
Ruggiero, Guido
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Renewing Italian Socialism: Nenni to Craxi
Di Scala, Spencer M.
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The first comprehensive history of Italian Socialism in English, this book ranges from the defeat of Socialism by Mussolini in 1926 to its resurgence as a powerful force in Italian politics today. Di Scala has not only combed the archives of Italy and... [More...]


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Italian Communism in Transition: The Rise and Fall of the Historic Compromise in Turin, 1975-1980
Hellman, Stephen
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In the mid-1970s, the Italian Communist Party (PCI) almost succeeded in entering the national government; however, by the end of the decade its popularity had dramatically declined. Providing a first-hand view of the turbulent period from 1975 to 1980, this... [More...]


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Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy
Lansing, Carol
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Catharism was a popular medieval heresy based on the belief that the creation of humankind was a disaster in which angelic spirits were trapped in matter by the devil. Their only goal was to escape the body through purification. Cathars denied any value to... [More...]


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The War of the Fists: Popular Culture and Public Violence in Late Renaissance Venice
Davis, Robert C.
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"The War of the Fists" is a study of 17th-century worker culture in the city of Venice, focusing on the mock battles, or "battagliole", which the town's two popular factions waged on public bridges. Their importance in the city's plebeian life makes bridge... [More...]


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Italian Popular Tales
Crane, Thomas Frederick
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- Features Thomas Crane's original 1885 translation with fully told tales as well as critical analyses- Folklorist Jack Zipes has edited and introduced Crane's material, giving it historical and biographical background


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Community and Clientele in Twelfth-Century Tuscany: The Origins of the Rural Commune in the Plain of Lucca
Wickham, Chris
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This book investigates a gap in Italian historiography by examining rural rather than city communes. Wickham's discussion of a group of villages around Lucca is the first detailed study of the origin of organized village communities in Italy to appear in... [More...]


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The Italian Crusades: The Papal-Angevin Alliance and the Crusades Against Christian Lay Powers, 1254-1343
Housley, Norman
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The Mountains and the City: The Tuscan Appennines in the Early Middle Ages
Wickham, Chris
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One of the few anthropological studies of medieval history ever to be written, this book charts the internal social and economic development of two mountain valley societies in Tuscany from the 8th to the 12th century. Linking Garfagnana and Casentino with... [More...]


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Governors and Government in Early Sixteenth-Century Florence 1502-1519
Butters, H. C.
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When Piero Soderino was elected to the new office of Gonfalonier of Justice in 1502, he was faced not only with the problem of foreign invasions of italy but also with a controversial new constitution based on a Great Council of over 3,000 members. With the... [More...]


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