Download E-books Noble knigts Italy in XII - XVI centuries PDF

Рыцарство итальянских княжеств сформировалось на основе завоевательных нашествий, которые обрушивались на страну еще со времен Поздней Римской империи. Рыцарские военные традиции, боевую силу феодалов охотно использовали в своих интересах процветающие торговые города. Венеция, Генуя имели на своей службе сильные отряды вооруженных благородных рыцарей. В Италии родилось кондотьерство, движущей силой которого тоже стало рыцарское сословие.

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Download E-books A Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797 (Brill's Companions to European History) PDF

The sector of Venetian stories has skilled an important enlargement in recent times, and the "Companion to Venetian heritage, 1400-1797" offers a unmarried quantity evaluation of the latest advancements. it really is prepared thematically and covers quite a number subject matters together with political tradition, economic system, faith, gender, artwork, literature, tune, and the surroundings. each one bankruptcy offers a wide yet accomplished ancient and historiographical assessment of the present country and destiny instructions of study. The "Companion to Venetian heritage, 1400-1797" represents a brand new aspect of reference for the following new release of scholars of early smooth Venetian reports, in addition to extra extensively for students engaged on all facets of the early sleek international. participants are Alfredo Viggiano, Benjamin Arbel, Michael Knapton, Claudio Povolo, Luciano Pezzolo, Anna Bellavitis, Anne Schutte, Guido Ruggiero, Benjamin Ravid, Silvana Seidel Menchi, Cecilia Cristellon, David D Andrea, Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan, Wolfgang Wolters, Dulcia Meijers, Massimo Favilla, Ruggero Rugolo, Deborah Howard, Linda Carroll, Jonathan Glixon, Paul Grendler, Edward Muir, William Eamon, Edoardo Demo, Margaret King, Mario Infelise, Margaret Rosenthal and Ronnie Ferguson."

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Download E-books Transport and Logistics in a Globalizing World: A Focus on Italy (SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology) PDF

Globalization of the financial system, fragmentation of the creation procedure, expanding externalization of TNCs actions via their international price chains and the common adoption of Just-in-Time have elevated the flows of uncooked fabrics, intermediate items and comprehensive items, with an instantaneous influence at the delivery and logistics undefined. This undefined, certainly, performs a key position in connecting the several import and export markets and the vertically disaggregated parts of construction method, that are common on the planet. the present literature on shipping and logistics is principally eager about engineering learn, transportation economics and administration reports, brushing off the view of local economics, which relates with the influence of economics on area, and for that reason, at the impression of internationalisation on a particular – shipping and logistics and its results on area. the current ebook goals to fill the space within the current literature by way of proposing the cutting-edge of the influence of globalisation and internationalisation of the economic climate in this and targeting the case of Italy.

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Download E-books The Hero of Italy: Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, his Soldiers, and his Subjects in the Thirty Years' War PDF

By Gregory Hanlon

The Hero of Italy examines a salient episode in Italy's Thirty Years' battle with Spain and France, wherein the younger duke Odoardo Farnese of Parma embraced the French alliance, in basic terms to adventure defeat and career after tumultuous years (1635-1637). Gregory Hanlon stresses the narrative of occasions unfolding in northern Italy, reading the participation of the little kingdom in those epic ecu events.

The first bankruptcy describes the structure of Cardinal Richelieu's anti-Habsburg alliance and Odoardo's eagerness to be a part of it. A bankruptcy at the Parman expert military, according to a rare choice of corporation roster-books, sheds mild at the identification of over 13,000 contributors, soldier by means of soldier, the foundation and historical past in their officials, the stipulations in their accommodations, and the great nation in their gear. bankruptcy 3 follows the 1st crusade of 1635 along French and Savoyard contingents on the failed siege of Valenza, and the logistical problems of organizing such large-scale operations. one other bankruptcy examines the monetary expedients the duchy followed to fend off incursions on all its borders in 1636, and the way defense force contingents on each side have been drawn into the struggling with. a last bankruptcy relates the Spanish invasion and career which compelled duke Odoardo to make a separate peace. the amount contains a distinct overview of the influence of conflict on civilians in accordance with parish registers for urban and state. the appliance of the legislation of warfare used to be principally nullified via frequent hunger, illness and regimen sex-selective infanticide. those quantitative analyses, supported through maps and tables, are one of the so much precise anyplace in Europe within the period of the Thirty Years' War.

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Download E-books A Traveller in Rome PDF

By H. V. Morton

H.V. Morton's evocative account of his days in Fifties Rome—the fabled period of los angeles Dolce Vita—remains an crucial advisor to what makes the everlasting urban everlasting. In his attribute anecdotal sort, Morton leads the reader on a well-informed and pleasant trip round the urban, from the Fontana di Trevi and the Colosseum to the Vatican Gardens loud with beautiful birdsong. He additionally takes time to think about such everlasting subject matters because the idiosyncrasies of Italian drivers in addition to the ominous percentages at the back of an strange absence of pigeons within the Piazza di San Pietro. As TourismWorld.com commented lately: "H.V. Morton.. . .wrote of Rome with sort, involvement, and keenness. His publication In seek of Rome may be the definitive advisor e-book at the everlasting City."

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Download E-books The Rough Guide to Sicily (4th Edition) PDF

By Robert Andrews

Floating at the fringe of Europe, Sicily positive aspects a few of Italy's most lovely surroundings. We light up the island's wealthy history as a ecu and African colony, and discover its historic cave dwellings, Greek temples, volcanic islands, and foothills of Mount Etna. entire info at the lodges determine your quotient of enjoyable and solar, whereas escapes to sleepy fishing villages and distant shores recapture the Sicily of lore.

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Download E-books Jews in Italy under Fascist and Nazi Rule, 1922-1945 PDF

The Jews of Italy lower than Fascist and Nazi Rule, 1922-1945 brings to gentle the Italian-Jewish event from the beginning of Mussolini's major ministership during the finish of the second one global conflict. difficult the parable of Italian benevolence throughout the Fascist interval, the authors examine the remedy of Jews through Italians in the course of the Holocaust, and the local as opposed to international roots of Italian fascist anti-Semitism. every one essay during this quantity every one illustrates a distinct point of Italian Jewry less than Fascist and Nazi rule. parts of inquiry comprise the position of the Catholic Church with exact connection with Pope Pius XII, Mussolini's perspective and anti-Jewish rules resulting in the onset of the 1938 Italian racial legislation, and the Italian well known reactions to anti-Jewish persecution. incorporated is also an exam of canopy pictures and articles from the Italian racist newspaper l. a. Difesa della Razza meant to put naked the impression of the Italian media at the normal Italian public.

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Download E-books Fiat CR.32 Aces of the Spanish Civil War (Aircraft of the Aces) PDF

By Alfredo Logoluso

The CR.32 Falco was once a good-looking and hugely maneuverable bi-plane fighter. in the course of common Franco's struggle with the Republicans for the keep an eye on of Spain from 1936 - 39, no fewer than 477 CR.32s have been concerned, with an fantastic 709 proven aerial victories, and an extra 320 kills claimed, opposed to simply sixty two losses. As those statistics show, the CR.32 used to be the unmatched grasp of the skies over Spain. by means of the war's finish, the 5 prime aces of the clash have been all Spanish CR.32 pilots. Their exploits, and people of the opposite prime CR.32 aces, are tested for the 1st time in English during this intriguing quantity.

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