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The Italians

By: Barzini, Luigi Giorgio

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 1996, c1964.:

Seller ID: BB0232200

ISBN: 0684825007

Condition: vg


In this consummate portrait of the Italian people, bestselling author, publisher, journalist, and politician Luigi Barzini delves deeply into the Italian national character, discovering both its great qualities and its imperfections. Barzini is startlingly frank as he examines "the two Italies": the one that created and nurtured such luminaries as Dante Alighieri, St. Thomas of Aquino, and Leonardo da Vinci; the other, feeble and prone to catastrophe, backward in politic... View more info

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Mussolini's Italy

By: Bosworth, R. J. B.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007.:

Seller ID: BB0234933

ISBN: 0143038567

Condition: vg


With "Mussolini 's Italy," R.J.B. Bosworth--the foremost scholar on the subject writing in English--vividly brings to life the period in which Italians participated in one of the twentieth century's most notorious political experiments. Il Duce's Fascists were the original totalitarians, espousing a cult of violence and obedience that inspired many other dictatorships, Hitler's first among them. But as Bosworth reveals, many Italians resisted its ideology, finding ways, ... View more info