Category «Italy»

Catholicism in Modern Italy by John Pollard

By John Pollard

John Pollard's booklet surveys the connection among Catholicism and the method of swap in Italy from Unification to the current day. crucial to the publication is the advanced set of relationships among conventional faith and the forces of switch. In a huge sweep, Catholicism in Modern Italy appears to be like on the cultural, social, political and monetary facets of the Catholic church and its courting to different reports throughout Italy over this dramatic interval of swap and 'modernisation'.

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Roman Monarchy and the Renaissance Prince by Peter Stacey

By Peter Stacey

Starting with a sustained research of Seneca's conception of monarchy within the treatise De clementia, Peter Stacey strains the formative influence of old Roman political philosophy upon medieval and Renaissance brooding about princely executive at the Italian peninsula from the time of Frederick II to the early smooth interval. Roman Monarchy and the Renaissance Prince bargains a scientific reconstruction of the pre-humanist and humanist historical past of the style of political mirrored image often called the mirror-for-princes culture - a practice which, as Stacey indicates, is indebted to Seneca's speculum chiefly different classical money owed of the virtuous prince - and culminates with a entire and arguable analyzing of the best paintings of renaissance political conception, Machiavelli's The Prince. Peter Stacey brings to gentle a narrative which has been misplaced from view in fresh bills of the Renaissance debt to classical antiquity, delivering a noticeably revisionist account of the background of the Renaissance prince.

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Top 10 Rome (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides) by Reid Bramblett, Jeffrey Kennedy

By Reid Bramblett, Jeffrey Kennedy

DK Eyewitness best 10 courses make any vacation spot available by means of delivering dozens of lists of the ten most sensible eating places, bars, neighborhoods, lodges, neighborhood points of interest, and masses extra. With insider assistance for each customer, the pinnacle 10 sequence bargains inside of wisdom, and now incorporates a pull-out map and advisor that comes with fold-out maps of urban metro structures, valuable mobilephone numbers, and 60 nice principles on find out how to spend your day.

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The Nice Old Man and the Pretty Girl by Italo Svevo

By Italo Svevo

The fable-like tale of an previous man’s sexual obsession with a tender lady is a distillation of Italo Svevo’s concerns–attraction of an older guy to a more youthful lady, person judgment of right and wrong as opposed to social conference, and the price of sexual hope. This novella is a wonder of mental perception, following the man’s vacillations and tortuous self-justifications to their tragic-comic finish. it's offered right here in a translation first commissioned and released via Virginia Woolf for her Hogarth Press.

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Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smollett

By Tobias Smollett

In 1763, Tobias Smollett set sail from Folkestone to Boulogne. He wouldn't go back to England for 2 years, in which time he traveled extensively--and in a notoriously ill-tempered fashion--through a lot of France and Italy. His seen excitement within the landscapes in which he handed, his willing eye for colourful, telling info, and the truth that his letters seem almost as they have been written, superbly remove darkness from either Smollett's personality and the areas he visited.

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The Rough Guide to Naples and the Amalfi Coast 1 (Rough by Martin Dunford

By Martin Dunford

The tough advisor to Naples and Amalfi Coast is the last word commute consultant with designated assurance of all of the best sights of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. This fresh tough consultant comes whole with transparent maps of Naples and the Amalfi Coast, realize the vibrance and wealthy cultural historical past and world-class stretches of sea coast during this wonderful area. even if you’re searching for an genuine pizzeria in Naples or a boutique B&B in Sorrento, you’ll locate complete Naples and Amalfi Coast lodging and eating place listings with reports to utilize it slow and cash. With targeted useful recommendation on what to work out and do in Naples and the Amalfi Coast, together with the region’s smaller cities comparable to breathtaking Positano, cliff-top Ravello or the classy islands of Capri and laid-back Ischia you could discover all corners of Naples and the Amalfi Coast.Make the main of your vacation with The tough consultant to Naples and the Amalfi Coast!

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Labor disorders in neoliberal Italy : mobbing, well-being, by Noelle J. Molé

By Noelle J. Molé

Mental harassment at paintings, or "mobbing," has develop into an important public coverage factor in Italy and somewhere else in Europe. Mobbing has given upward thrust to really expert counseling clinics, a brand new box services, and new exertions legislation. For Noelle J. Molé, mobbing is a manifestation of Italy’s quick transition from a hugely protectionist to a market-oriented exertions regime and a neoliberal kingdom. She analyzes the type of mobbing as a work-related affliction, the deployment of preventive public future health courses, the relation of mobbing to gendered paintings practices, and workers' use of the idea that of mobbing to make felony and clinical claims, with implications for kingdom coverage, exertions contracts, and political pursuits. for plenty of Italian staff, mobbing embodies the social and mental results of an financial system and a kingdom in transition.

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The Crisis of Liberal Italy by Douglas J. Forsyth

By Douglas J. Forsyth

Professor Forsyth offers an immense new interpretation of the situation of democracy in Italy after international battle I. He argues that liberal governments after 1918 didn't stability the conflicting claims of serious energy conflicts, social welfare, fiscal progress, and macroeconomic balance in a harsh monetary surroundings. Postwar liberal leaders placed balance prior to the redistributive social regulations that may were essential to safe extensive electoral help: this failure ended in parliamentary impasse and Mussolini's seizure of strength.

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