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Sicily : three thousand years of human history

Author: Sandra Benjamin
Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : Steerforth Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Tourists, armchair travelers, and historians will all delight in this fluid narrative that can be read straight through, dipped into over time, or used as a reference guide to each period in Sicily's fascinating story. Maps, biographical notes, suggestions for further reading, a glossary, and pronunciation keys help make this book as essential as it is enjoyable."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Benjamin
OCLC Number: 1036975494
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 498 pages : maps)
Contents: Lipari --
The Greek period. Transition : the Romans conquer the island (263 B.C.-212 B.C.) --
Romans. Transition : Germanic peoples move south (ca 425-468) --
Vandals, Goths, Byzantines. Transition : the coming of the Muslims (827-902) --
Muslims. Transition : the coming of the Normans (1061-1091) --
Normans. Transition : from Hauteville to Hohenstaufen (1189-1194) --
Hohenstaufens. Transition : from Angevin to Aragon (1282-1285) --
Spanish. Transition : a break from the Spanish (1713-1734) --
Bourbons. Transition : Garibaldi (1848-1860) --
The Savoy Kingdom of Italy. Transition: World War II and its aftermath (1943-48) --
Autonomous region.
Responsibility: Sandra Benjamin.
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"Tourists, armchair travelers, and historians will all delight in this fluid narrative that can be read straight through, dipped into over time, or used as a reference guide to each period in Sicily's fascinating story. Maps, biographical notes, suggestions for further reading, a glossary, and pronunciation keys help make this book as essential as it is enjoyable."--Jacket.

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