Ordine nero, guerriglia rossa

By Guido Panvini

Los angeles violenza politica nell'Italia degli anni Sessanta e Settanta (1966-1975)

Guido Panvini ricostruisce il processo di militarizzazione della lotta politica in Italia innescato dalla violenza diffusa tra l'estrema destra e l'estrema sinistra. Lo studio sistematico delle fonti d'archivio da un lato ci riporta al clima nel quale maturò il terrorismo, ma, soprattutto, ne individua una delle piú importanti condizioni genetiche nei discorsi e nelle pratiche della violenza dei neofascisti e della sinistra extraparlamentare volti all'eliminazione dell'avversario.
Stragi contro civili, tentativi di colpo di Stato, progetti insurrezionali, scontri di piazza e di strada, aggressioni organizzate, pianificazione di agguati si intrecciano e si susseguono tra los angeles wonderful degli anni Sessanta e i primi anni Settanta. in step with l. a. prima volta queste forme di violenza sono raccontate e restituite attraverso le voci dei protagonisti, le loro scelte e le loro tradition. los angeles logica della violenza è ripercorsa nelle reciproche dinamiche di scontro, che fanno emergere los angeles diversità di repertori d'azione e le differenti strategie della violenza. Ma questa è anche una storia di contaminazioni e di rispettive influenze politiche, ideologiche e culturali. Una pagina chiusa del nostro recente passato che ci invita a riflettere sull'Italia di oggi.

«È importante individuare il nemico, dargli nome e cognome», period scritto su un numero di «Avanguardia operaia» nel maggio del 1969.
Qualche mese dopo, sul «Candido», un settimanale di estrema destra, i lettori venivano invitati a fotografare i manifestanti di sinistra. Gli «scatti» sarebbero stati trasformati in «manifesti in line with divulgare tra "la maggioranza silenziosa" le simpatiche fisionomie, i nomi, i cognomi e gli indirizzi dei piú esagitati tra i capi sovversivi».
Lo scontro tra neofascismo e sinistra extraparlamentare - delineatosi a partire dalla seconda metà degli anni Sessanta - fu una delle piú importanti reason di diffusione della violenzapolitica. Guido Panvini ne ricostruisce le ragioni, le dinamiche e le forme organizzative, portandoci agli albori del terrorismo italiano.
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The Politics of Left-Wing Violence in Italy, 1969-85

This is often an account of the character and parabola of left-wing political violence that begun in Italy within the overdue Nineteen Sixties. It covers not just the styles of recruitment, association and job between armed teams, but in addition the responses elicited from rivals in quite a few contexts.
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The Bible and Natural Philosophy in Renaissance Italy: Jewish and Christian Physicians in Search of Truth

By Andrew D. Berns

The Bible and average Philosophy in Renaissance Italy explores the reciprocal dating among biblical interpretation and normal philosophy in sixteenth-century Italy. The publication augments our wisdom of the manifold purposes of clinical services within the Renaissance and of the a number of ways that the Bible was once learn by means of expert those that lacked theological education. Andrew D. Berns demonstrates that many physicians in sixteenth-century Italy, Jewish and Christian alike, took a willing curiosity within the Bible and postbiblical non secular literature. Berns identifies the highbrow instruments that Renaissance medical professionals and ordinary philosophers delivered to undergo on their research of the Bible and assesses how their schooling adventure helped them gather, advance, and use these instruments. The Bible and average Philosophy in Renaissance Italy argues that the altering nature of scientific tradition within the Renaissance encouraged physicians to process the Bible not just as a divine paintings but additionally as a historic and clinical textual content.
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The Takeover

By Muriel Spark

Within the cool, historical sanctuary of Nemi rests the spirit of Diana, the Benevolent-Malign Goddess whose monks as soon as stalked the sacred grove. Now Hubert Mallindaine, self-styled descendent of the Italian huntress, has claimed religious rights to a villa at Nemi - a villa with the intention to kill.
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Hidden Tuscany: Discovering Art, Culture, and Memories in a Well-Known Region's Unknown Places

By John Keahey

In Hidden Tuscany, acclaimed writer John Keahey takes the reader right into a a part of Tuscany past the standard vacationer locations of Chianti, Florence, and Siena. the customarily ignored western part of Tuscany is wealthy with historical past, delicacies, and surroundings begging to be explored, and Keahey encourages tourists to desert itineraries and enable the grooves within the highway and the curves of the coast consultant your trip instead.

Follow Keahey as he turns off the autostrada and takes roads slightly lanes large to find fishing villages alongside the Tuscan sea. Then flow inland into rolling foothills embellished with cherry orchards, historic olive groves, and sweeping vineyards that produce wines that problem Chianti's top. the following it's nonetheless attainable to persist with the trails of Romans, Crusaders, and pilgrims from in the course of the western global who have been wanting to succeed in Rome.

Hidden Tuscany presents exciting photographs of locations reminiscent of Livorno, a port urban with canals; Pietrasanta, Tuscany's Citta d'Arte; and Capraia, an island shaped via volcanoes. Keahey engages with the population of those spell binding landscapes, even if sculptors who toil in marble studios or citizens whose personal stories and traditions remove darkness from significant moments in global history.

From coastal cities to vineyards farther inland to the Tuscan archipelago, Keahey reminds us that every village, urban, and island has its personal designated tale to inform. For armchair tourists and holiday seekers alike, Hidden Tuscany brings a brand new aspect of this vintage Italian zone to existence, and the result's mesmerizing.

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Summers in Supino: Becoming Italian

By Maria Coletta McLean

Escape to Italy with this heartwarming memoir each summer season Maria and her husband, Bob, went to their little condo within the Italian village of Supino, and each 12 months it was once a brand new experience. in simple terms in Supino might you discover a pizzeria in a sheep pasture, a seafood eating place hidden within the woods, or an electric wire draped from one balcony to the subsequent so neighbours might proportion strength. In Supino, they have a good time the 1st figs of the season; host watermelon, azalea, and artichoke fairs; and enjoy the paranormal view of the celebrities in the summertime sky. Written with humour and middle, Summers in Supino is Maria Coletta McLean’s memoir of those summers with Bob, as she turns into acquainted with town her father grew up in and the peculiarities of the folks who stay there. Cousin Guido argues with their neighbour over who can plant a grapevine and hence gain the harvest. Villagers debate even if one neighbour can exchange the install of a few terra cotta tiles and using a pizza oven (he has but to construct) for the land underneath Bob and Maria’s patio. And as Maria involves comprehend her connection to this excellent position, Bob proposes they open a espresso bar at the piazza. packed with splendidly bright tales of Italy, Summers in Supino additionally explores loss, grief, and the restorative strength of community.
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Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life

By Frances Mayes

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND A undying vintage FROM the writer OF UNDER MAGNOLIA
 
Frances Mayes—widely released poet, connoisseur prepare dinner, and go back and forth writer—opnes the door to a wondrous new international while she buys and restores an deserted villa within the excellent Tuscan geographical region. In evocative language, she brings the reader alongside as she discovers the wonder and ease of lifestyles in Italy. Mayes additionally creates dozens of scrumptious seasonal recipes from her conventional kitchen and straightforward backyard, all of which she comprises within the publication. Doing for Tuscany what M.F.K. Fisher and Peter Mayle did for Provence, Mayes writes concerning the tastes and pleasures of a overseas nation with gusto and fervour.
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Pereira Maintains

Tabucchi’s masterpiece “conjures a country among waking and dreaming” (The long island Times)

Dr. Pereira is an getting older, lonely, obese journalist who has didn't observe the menacing cloud of fascism over Salazarist Lisbon. in the future he meets Montiero Rossi, an aspiring younger author whose anti-fascist fervor is as robust as Pereira’s apolitical languor. ultimately, breaking out of the shell of his personal inhibitions, Pereira reluctantly rises to heroism―and this arc is “one of the main exciting and beautiful personality experiences in fresh ecu fiction” (Kirkus).
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Michelangelo da Caravaggio (German Edition)

Der zu seinen Lebzeiten als kontrovers geltende italienische Maler Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) hat seinen heutigen Weltruhm als hervorragender Künstler des Barock einer Wiederentdeckung im frühen 20. Jahrhundert zu verdanken. Seitdem sind die Bilder des streitbaren Verfechters der realistischen Malweise geschätzt wie nie zuvor. Zu recht, denn es warfare Caravaggio, der religiöser Kunst eine neue Menschlichkeit einhauchte, mit seinen realitätsgetreuen und gleichzeitig sinnlichen Bildnissen von Menschen, Heiligen und Göttern. Für Caravaggio galt allein die Schönheit des Naturgetreuen, dass er geschickt mit der von ihm neu „restaurierten“ chiaroscuro-Technik in Szene zu setzen wusste. Dieses Streben brachte ihn auf Kollisionskurs mit den Künstlern und dem Klerus seiner Zeit, die ihm Pietätlosigkeit und einen verruchten Lebensstil vorwarfen.
Dieses Buch vereint die Erkenntnisse zweier Caravaggio-Experten, Félix Witting und M. L. Patrizi, und berichtet vom turbulenten Leben und Schaffen dieses genialen Malers.
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SPQR: Modern Italian Food and Wine

By Shelley Lindgren, Matthew Accarrino, Kate Leahy

A cookbook and wine consultant celebrating the local traditions and fascinating concepts of recent Italian cooking, from San Francisco's SPQR restaurant.

The Roman Empire used to be recognized for its community of roads. through following the trail of those thoroughfares, Shelley Lindgren, wine director and co-owner of the acclaimed San Francisco eating places A16 and SPQR, and govt chef of SPQR, Matthew Accarrino, discover valuable and northern Italy’s neighborhood cuisines and artisanal wines.
 
Throughout all the 8 featured areas, Accarrino bargains not just a contemporary model of Italian cooking, but additionally his personal tackle those continually evolving neighborhood specialties. Recipes like Fried Rabbit Livers with Pickled greens and highly spiced Mayonnaise and Fontina and Mushroom Tortelli with Black Truffle Fonduta are increased and considerate, reflecting Accarrino’s large wisdom of conventional Italian nutrients, but in addition his specialise in precision and technique.  as well as recipes, Accarrino elucidates easy kitchen talents like small animal butchery and pasta making, in addition to more recent suggestions like sous vide—all of that are prodigiously illustrated with step by step photos.
 
Shelley Lindgren’s uniquely educated essays at the wines and winemakers of every area exhibit the main fascinating Italian wines, highlighting ignored and little-known grapes and producers—and explaining how every one displays the region’s specific historical past, cultural affects, weather, and terrain. Lindgren, one of many most advantageous gurus on Italian wine, stocks her deep and unheard of wisdom of Italian wine and winemakers via manufacturer profiles, wine innovations, and private observations, making this an important addition to any wine-lover’s library.
 
Brimming with either discovery and tradition, SPQR delivers the easiest of recent Italian foodstuff rooted within the areas, flavors, and background of Italy.

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