Reviews

Author: 
Miles Pattenden
Reviewer: 
Justine Walden

Walden on Pattenden, 'Electing the Pope in Early Modern Italy, 1450-1700'

Miles Pattenden. Electing the Pope in Early Modern Italy, 1450-1700. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $116.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-879744-9.

Reviewed by Justine Walden (Yale Peabody Museum/Independent Scholar) Published on H-Italy (February, 2021) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53289

Author: 
Letizia Argenteri
Reviewer: 
Stefano Luconi

Luconi on Argenteri, 'Lelio Lagorio. Un socialista'

Letizia Argenteri. Lelio Lagorio. Un socialista. Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2020. 328 pp. EUR 19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-498-6115-0.

Reviewed by Stefano Luconi (University of Padua) Published on H-Italy (January, 2021) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56162

Author: 
Alison Brown
Reviewer: 
Brian J. Maxson

Maxson on Brown, 'Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici and the Crisis of Renaissance Italy'

Alison Brown. Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici and the Crisis of Renaissance Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 350 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48946-1; $96.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-80693-0.

Reviewed by Brian J. Maxson (East Tennessee State University) Published on H-Italy (November, 2020) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

Author: 
Charles Burdett, Loredana Polezzi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kombola T. Ramadhani Mussa

Ramadhani Mussa on Burdett and Polezzi, 'Transnational Italian Studies (Transnational Modern Languages)'

Charles Burdett, Loredana Polezzi, eds. Transnational Italian Studies (Transnational Modern Languages). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2020. xix + 390 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78962-138-9; $121.96 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78962-137-2

Author: 
Francesco Fusi
Reviewer: 
Marzia Maccaferri

Maccaferri on Fusi, 'Il «deputato della nazione» Sidney Sonnino e il suo collegio elettorale (1880-1900)'

Francesco Fusi. Il «deputato della nazione» Sidney Sonnino e il suo collegio elettorale (1880-1900). Segrate: Le Monnier, 2019. xii + 268 pp. EUR 34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-00-74985-5.

Reviewed by Marzia Maccaferri (Goldsmiths, University of London) Published on H-Italy (June, 2020) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Author: 
Luca Codignola
Reviewer: 
Roberto Perin

Perin on Codignola, 'Blurred Nationalities across the North Atlantic: Traders, Priests, and Their Kin Travelling between North America and the Italian Peninsula, 1763-1846'

Luca Codignola. Blurred Nationalities across the North Atlantic: Traders, Priests, and Their Kin Travelling between North America and the Italian Peninsula, 1763-1846. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. xxvii + 519 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0456-4

Author: 
Nadia Maria Filippini
Reviewer: 
Anna Argiro'

Argiro' on Filippini, 'Generare, Partorire, Nascere: Una Storia Dall’Antichità Alla Provetta'

Nadia Maria Filippini. Generare, Partorire, Nascere: Una Storia Dall’Antichità Alla Provetta. Rome: Viella, 2017. 349 pp. Ill. EUR 29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-6728-673-7.

Reviewed by Anna Argiro' (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Italy (April, 2020) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Author: 
Elizabeth Zanoni
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Malia Hom

Hom on Zanoni, 'Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America'

Elizabeth Zanoni. Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. xii + 273 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08329-7; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04165-5.

Reviewed by Stephanie Malia Hom (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Italy (March, 2020) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Author: 
Sarah Rubin Blanshei, ed.
Reviewer: 
Joseph Figliulo-Rosswurm

Figliulo-Rosswurm on Blanshei, 'Violence and Justice in Bologna: 1250-1700'

Sarah Rubin Blanshei, ed. Violence and Justice in Bologna: 1250-1700. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018. 300 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4985-4633-1.

Reviewed by Joseph Figliulo-Rosswurm (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Italy (February, 2020) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55051

Author: 
Stephanie Malia Hom
Reviewer: 
Arianna Fognani

Fognani on Hom, 'Empire's Mobius Strip: Historical Echoes in Italy's Crisis of Migration and Detention'

Stephanie Malia Hom. Empire's Mobius Strip: Historical Echoes in Italy's Crisis of Migration and Detention. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 270 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-3990-3.

Reviewed by Arianna Fognani (Coastal Carolina University) Published on H-Italy (February, 2020) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Author: 
Giulia Iannuzzi
Reviewer: 
Fabio Camilletti

Camilletti on Iannuzzi, 'Un laboratorio di fantastici libri: Riccardo Valla intellettuale, editore, traduttore'

Giulia Iannuzzi. Un laboratorio di fantastici libri: Riccardo Valla intellettuale, editore, traduttore. Chieti: Edizioni Solfanelli, 2019. 208 pp. EUR 15.00, ISBN 978-88-330-5103-1.

Reviewed by Fabio Camilletti (University of Warwick) Published on H-Italy (January, 2020) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Author: 
Daniel Bornstein, Laura Gaffuri, Brian Jeffrey Maxson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tucker Million

Million on Bornstein and Gaffuri and Maxson, 'Languages of Power in Italy (1300-1600)'

Daniel Bornstein, Laura Gaffuri, Brian Jeffrey Maxson, eds. Languages of Power in Italy (1300-1600). Early European Research Series. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2017. 245 pp. $94.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-503-54038-2.

Reviewed by Tucker Million (University of Rochester) Published on H-Italy (January, 2020) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

Author: 
Anna Pellegrino, ed.
Reviewer: 
Cristina Della Coletta

Della Coletta on Pellegrino, 'Viaggi fantasmagorici: L’odeporica delle esposizioni universali (1851-1940)'

Anna Pellegrino, ed. Viaggi fantasmagorici: L’odeporica delle esposizioni universali (1851-1940). Rome: FrancoAngeli, 2018. 244 pp.

Reviewed by Cristina Della Coletta (University of California San Diego) Published on H-Italy (January, 2020) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54928

Author: 
Giorgio Bertellini
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Cramer Brownell

Cramer Brownell on Bertellini, 'The Divo and the Duce: Promoting Film Stardom and Political Leadership in 1920s America'

Giorgio Bertellini. The Divo and the Duce: Promoting Film Stardom and Political Leadership in 1920s America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. 352 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-30136-8.

Reviewed by Kathryn Cramer Brownell (Purdue University) Published on H-Italy (November, 2019) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Author: 
Arthur Field
Reviewer: 
Hester Schadee

Schadee on Field, 'The Intellectual Struggle for Florence: Humanists and the Beginnings of the Medici Regime, 1420-1440'

Arthur Field. The Intellectual Struggle for Florence: Humanists and the Beginnings of the Medici Regime, 1420-1440. London: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-879108-9.

Reviewed by Hester Schadee Published on H-Italy (November, 2019) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53348

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