Reviews

Author: 
Diego D'Amelio, Andrea Di Michele, Giorgio Mezzalira, eds.
Reviewer: 
Fabio Capano

Capano on D'Amelio and Andrea Di Michele and Giorgio Mezzalira and eds., 'La difesa dell'italianità: L'Ufficio per le zone di confine a Bolzano, Trento e Trieste (1945-1954)'

Diego D'Amelio, Andrea Di Michele, Giorgio Mezzalira, eds. La difesa dell'italianità: L'Ufficio per le zone di confine a Bolzano, Trento e Trieste (1945-1954). Bologna: Il Mulino, 2015. 604 pp. 42.00 EUR (cloth), ISBN 978-88-15-25142-8.

Reviewed by Fabio Capano (American University) Published on H-Italy (June, 2018) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Author: 
Maria Antónia Lopes, Blythe Alice Raviola, eds.
Reviewer: 
Catherine Ferrari

Ferrari on Lopes and Raviola, 'Portogallo e Piemonte: nove secoli (XII-XX) di relazioni dinastiche e di destini politici'

Maria Antónia Lopes, Blythe Alice Raviola, eds. Portogallo e Piemonte: nove secoli (XII-XX) di relazioni dinastiche e di destini politici. Rome: Carocci, 2014. 271 pp. EUR 29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-430-7034-3.

Reviewed by Catherine Ferrari (West Virginia University) Published on H-Italy (May, 2018) Commissioned by Matt Vester (West Virginia University)

Author: 
Enrico Tuccinardi, Salvatore Mazzariello
Reviewer: 
Kenyon Zimmer

Zimmer on Tuccinardi and Mazzariello, 'Architettura di una chimera'

Enrico Tuccinardi, Salvatore Mazzariello. Architettura di una chimera. Mantova: Universitas Studiorum, 2014. 184 pp. EUR 16.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-88-97683-72-8.

Reviewed by Kenyon Zimmer (University of Texas at Arlington) Published on H-Italy (March, 2018) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Warwick)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51762

Author: 
Michele Presutto
Reviewer: 
Andrew Hoyt

Hoyt on Presutto, 'La Rivoluzione Dietro L'angolo: Gli Anarchici Italiani e la Rivoluzione Messicana, 1910-1914'

Michele Presutto. La Rivoluzione Dietro L'angolo: Gli Anarchici Italiani e la Rivoluzione Messicana, 1910-1914. Foligno: Editorial Umbra, 2017. 169 pp. EUR 12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-88802-88-6.

Reviewed by Andrew Hoyt (University of Minnesota) Published on H-Italy (February, 2018) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50801

Author: 
Catherine Fletcher
Reviewer: 
David Rosenthal

Rosenthal on Fletcher, 'The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro de' Medici'

Catherine Fletcher. The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro de' Medici. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xxiii + 308 pp. Illustrations. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-061272-6.

Reviewed by David Rosenthal (School of History, Classics, Archaeology, University of Edinburgh) Published on H-Italy (January, 2018) Commissioned by Maartje van Gelder

Author: 
Alessio Assonitis, Brian Sandberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrea Guidi

Guidi on Assonitis and Sandberg, 'The Grand Ducal Medici and Their Archive'

Alessio Assonitis, Brian Sandberg, eds. The Grand Ducal Medici and Their Archive. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016. 222 pp. $111.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-909400-34-4.

Reviewed by Andrea Guidi (School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study) Published on H-Italy (November, 2017) Commissioned by Maartje van Gelder

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49115

Author: 
Jessica Maier
Reviewer: 
Susanna de Beer

de Beer on Maier, 'Rome Measured and Imagined'

Jessica Maier. Rome Measured and Imagined. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 264 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-12763-7.

Reviewed by Susanna de Beer (Renaissance Studies, Centre for the Arts in Society, Leiden University) Published on H-Italy (October, 2017) Commissioned by Maartje van Gelder

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49337

Author: 
Marco Musillo
Reviewer: 
Macabe Keliher

Keliher on Musillo, 'The Shining Inheritance: Italian Painters at the Qing Court, 1699–1812'

Marco Musillo. The Shining Inheritance: Italian Painters at the Qing Court, 1699–1812. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2016. vii + 184 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60606-474-0.

Reviewed by Macabe Keliher (West Virginia University) Published on H-Italy (July, 2017) Commissioned by Matt Vester

Author: 
Sharon Wood, Erica Moretti, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mila Milani

Milani on Wood and Moretti, 'Annie Chartres Vivanti: Transnational Politics, Identity, and Culture'

Sharon Wood, Erica Moretti, eds. Annie Chartres Vivanti: Transnational Politics, Identity, and Culture. Madison: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016. 312 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68393-006-8.

Reviewed by Mila Milani (University of Warwick) Published on H-Italy (July, 2017) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli

An Intellectual between Italy, Europe, and the United States

Author: 
Fabien Faugeron
Reviewer: 
Corey Tazzara

Tazzara on Faugeron, 'Nourrir la ville : Ravitaillement, marchés et métiers de l'alimentation à Venise dans les derniers siècles du Moyen Age'

Fabien Faugeron. Nourrir la ville : Ravitaillement, marchés et métiers de l'alimentation à Venise dans les derniers siècles du Moyen Age. Rome: École française de Rome, 2014. xxv + 885 pp. EUR 59.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-7283-0936-8.

Reviewed by Corey Tazzara (Scripps College) Published on H-Italy (July, 2017) Commissioned by Matt Vester

Author: 
Lucio Biasiori
Reviewer: 
Andrew Drenas

Drenas on Biasiori, 'L'eresia di un umanista: Celio Secondo Curione nell' Europa del Cinquecento'

Lucio Biasiori. L'eresia di un umanista: Celio Secondo Curione nell' Europa del Cinquecento. Rome: Carocci, 2015. 133 pp. EUR 16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-430-7860-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Drenas (University of Massachusetts Lowell) Published on H-Italy (July, 2017) Commissioned by Matt Vester

Author: 
Elizabeth Casteen
Reviewer: 
Tracy Adams

Adams on Casteen, 'From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples'

Elizabeth Casteen. From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 312 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5386-1.

Reviewed by Tracy Adams (University of Auckland) Published on H-Italy (May, 2017) Commissioned by Matt Vester

Author: 
Paul Schleuse
Reviewer: 
Stefano Mengozzi

Mengozzi on Schleuse, 'Singing Games in Early Modern Italy: The Music Books of Orazio Vecchi'

Paul Schleuse. Singing Games in Early Modern Italy: The Music Books of Orazio Vecchi. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. x + 372 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01501-3.

Reviewed by Stefano Mengozzi (University of Michigan) Published on H-Italy (May, 2017) Commissioned by Matt Vester

Sociologizing Orazio Vecchi

Author: 
Lucy M. Maulsby
Reviewer: 
Aristotle Kallis

Kallis on Maulsby, 'Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943'

Lucy M. Maulsby. Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943. Toronto Italian Studies Series. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014. Illustrations. 272 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-4625-4.

Reviewed by Aristotle Kallis (Keele University) Published on H-Italy (May, 2017) Commissioned by Niamh Cullen

Author: 
Mark Jurdjevic
Reviewer: 
Michael Martoccio

Martoccio on Jurdjevic, 'A Great and Wretched City: Promise and Failure in Machiavelli's Florentine Political Thought'

Mark Jurdjevic. A Great and Wretched City: Promise and Failure in Machiavelli's Florentine Political Thought. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. 312 pp. $54.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72546-1.

Reviewed by Michael Martoccio Published on H-Italy (May, 2017) Commissioned by Jeanette M. Fregulia

Machiavelli, Activist

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