Private Renaissance

Autore: Maria Bellonci
Editore: William Morrow
Grandezza: 14,59 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6596
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Sumptuous novel centering on the life of sixteenth-century Italian Isabella D'Este.

Heritage Of China

Autore: Paul S. Ropp
Editore: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520064416
Grandezza: 51,88 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 9972
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The thirteen essays in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth and vitality of Chinese civilization and demonstrate how an understanding of traditional China can enrich and broaden our own contemporary worldview.

A Day In The Life Of Ancient Rome

Autore: Alberto Angela
Editore: Europa Editions Incorporated
ISBN: 9781933372716
Grandezza: 41,36 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 6888
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This voyage of exploration chronicles twenty-four hours in the life of a Roman patrician, beginning at dawn on an ordinary day in the year 115 A.D., with Imperial Rome at the height of its power.

The Triumph Of Death

Autore: Gabriele D'Annunzio
ISBN: 1434428281
Grandezza: 28,39 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 7456
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Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863-1938) was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist, and dramatist, wrote The Triumph of Death (Il trionfo della morte) in 1894. His influence on the Fascist movement has made his works controversial.

Saying No

Autore: Asha Phillips
Editore: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571241576
Grandezza: 69,90 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 6744
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Asha Phillips writes as both a child psychotherapist and a mother, using case studies as well as informal anecdotes from family and friends as illustrations. She strips away the negative associations surrounding the word 'no' and celebrates change and setting limits as essential ingredients in development. In a new introduction, Asha Phillips explains why the idea of limits and boundaries have become ever more pertinent since the book was first published. Now with a new chapter on illness in the family, Saying No can continue to build confidence and self-esteem in both children and parents.

Sicilian Uncles

Autore: Leonardo Sciascia
Editore: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781862074385
Grandezza: 20,93 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 3786
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A Sicilian uncle is a mentor, a patron, but a sinister and treacherous one. This quartet of thriller novellas shows illusions being lost and ideals betrayed amid war and revolution.

The Clothing Of The Renaissance World

Autore: Cesare Vecellio
ISBN: 9780500514269
Grandezza: 29,83 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 8350
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A tour de force of scholarship and book production: an essential reference for anyone interested in costume history, Renaissance studies, theater, and ethnography.