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The Oxford illustrated history of Italy

The Oxford illustrated history of Italy

Author: George Holmes
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Traces the history of Italy from the Roman Empire to the present, and examines the connections between Italian society, politics, and culture.

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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Holmes
ISBN: 0192854445 9780192854445 0198205279 9780198205272
OCLC Number: 45338190
Notes: Originally published in 1997 under title: Oxford history of Italy.
Description: xiv, 386 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: From Augustus to Theodosius : invention and decline / Simon Swain --
The medieval centuries 400-1250 : a political outline / Bryan Ward-Perkins --
Politics and society 1250-1600 / Michael Mallett --
Renaissance culture / George Holmes --
Italy 1600-1796 / Stuart Woolf --
Culture in the age of Baroque and Rococo / Robert Oresko --
Italy 1796-1870 : the age of the risorgimento / John A. Davis --
Nineteenth-century Italian culture / Jonathan Keates --
Politics and society 1870-1915 / Adrian Lyttelton --
Italy 1915-1945 : politics and society / Paul Corner --
Twentieth-century culture / David Forgacs --
Italy since 1945 / David Hine.
Other Titles: Italy
Responsibility: edited by George Holmes.


The story of Italy from the Roman Empire to the present day. Although Italy did not exist politically until the mid-19th century, it was the heart of the Christian Church and seedbed of the  Read more...


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an engaging introduction Books Magazine Spring 2001 this is a fascinating exploration of Italian culture ... this history brings the past to vibrant life by revealing the interrelationship between Read more...

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