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  1. Fernando Pessoa

    Fernando Pessoa: A Quasi Memoir [Paperback]

    José Paulo Cavalcanti(Author)

    $32.00

    ISBN: 9788869771811
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    Writing a biography about Pessoa is a seemingly impossible task. The great Portuguese poet did not have just one life, but his existence virtually exploded in over a hundred different personalities. Only by placing oneself close to... .... Learn More
  2. Per Sergio Bertelli

    Per Sergio Bertelli: Itinerari di ricerca di uno storico del ’900 [Paperback]

    Giulia Calvi(Editor)

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9788859618959
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: I Quaderni della Colombaria | Classe di Scienze storiche e filosofiche
    Volume: 1
    The volume traces, through a multitude of voices, a detailed portrait of Sergio Bertelli, a famous Italian historian who was a true pioneer in many modern fields of research. The influential contributions intertwine the scientific ... .... Learn More
  3. La gola del merlo

    La gola del merlo: Memorie provocate da Gabriel Cacho Millet [Hardback]

    Primo Conti(Author); Gabriel Cacho Millet(Editor)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9788859619338
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    The memoirs of the painter PrimoConti (1900-1988), one of the most important protagonists of the Italianculture of the past century, are classified as an autobiography but exceeds thatlabel thanks to the important number of reports... .... Learn More
  4. Severino e América

    Severino e América: Storia d’amore e d’anarchia nella Buenos Aires del primo Novecento [Paperback]

    Tito Barbini(Author)

    $23.00

    ISBN: 9788856403985
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Pop Heart
    Volume: 8
    Severino Di Giovanni was a printer from Abruzzo, Italy, who moved to Argentina in the 1920s. A true anarchist, he was given death penalty in 1931 for taking part in attacks and robberies.Almost a century later, we follow Tito Barbi... .... Learn More
  5. Copernicus Banned

    Copernicus Banned: The entangled matter of the anti-copernican decree of 1616 [Hardback]

    Natacha Fabbri(Editor); Federica Favino(Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9788822265845
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    This book, consisting of nine essays on the causes, on the figures involved and on the consequences of the decree, sheds light on various philosophical, theological, political and cultural aspects of the discussions that arose arou... .... Learn More
  6. The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood

    The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood: A wayward compass in Lakeland [Paperback]

    Malcolm Craig(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781784918712
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The son of a watercolour artist, William Gershom Collingwood (1854-1932) studied at University College, Oxford where he met John Ruskin, whose secretary he later became and with whom he shared a wide range of interests. Collingwood... .... Learn More
  7. From Cambridge to Lake Chad

    From Cambridge to Lake Chad: Life in archaeology 1956–1971 [Paperback]

    Graham Connah(Author)

    $61.00

    ISBN: 9781784919580
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This book is about how the author became an archaeologist at a time when opportunities for employment were rare and how he worked as a field researcher in West Africa and wrote about his work there. It traces his archaeological tra... .... Learn More
  8. Venti Donne in Toscana

    Venti Donne in Toscana [Hardback]

    Silvio Balloni(Editor)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9788859618980
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    The book focuses on twenty women who were born in Florence (Italy), or have long lived there identifying themselves tout court with the city. These short biographies reconstruct the history of the female presence in culture, arts a... .... Learn More
  9. Debussy's Resonance

    Debussy's Resonance [Hardback]

    François de Médicis(Editor); Steven Huebner(Editor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580465250
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 150
    The music of Claude Debussy has always been widely beloved by listeners and performers alike, more perhaps than that of any of the other pioneers of musical modernism. However rich in itself, his creative output also participated, ... .... Learn More
  10. Winifred Lamb

    Winifred Lamb: Aegean Prehistorian and Museum Curator [Paperback]

    David W. J. Gill(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781784918798
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Winifred Lamb was a pioneering archaeologist in the Aegean and Anatolia. She studied classics at Newnham College, Cambridge, and subsequently served in naval intelligence alongside J. D. Beazley during the final stages of the First... .... Learn More

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