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Calcio: A History of Italian Football

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by Foot, John
The first history of Italian football to be written in English, 'Calcio' is a mix of serious analysis and comic storytelling, with vivid descriptions of games, goals, dives, missed penalties, riots and scandals in the richest and toughest league in the world. 'Calcio' tells the story of Italian football from its origins in the 1890's to the present day. It takes us through a history of great players and tea...
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Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia

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by Saviano, Roberto
Published to coincide with the eponymous blockbuster film, Roberto Saviano's groundbreaking and utterly compelling book is a major international bestseller. Since publishing his searing expose of their criminal activities, the author has received so many death threats from the Camorra that he has been assigned police protection. Known by insiders as 'the System', the Camorra, an organized crime network with...
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Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis

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by Edsel, Robert M.
On the eve of the 1943 invasion of Italy, just weeks before Allied bombs nearly destroyed Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper in Milan, General Dwight Eisenhower empowered a new kind of soldier to protect mankind's greatest cultural treasures. In May 1944, two unlikely American heroes - an artist and a scholar - embarked from Naples on the treasure hunt of a lifetime, tracking billions of dollars of stolen art,...
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Ruskin's Venice: The Stones Revisited

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by Quill, Sarah
In Ruskin's Venice: The Stones Revisited, newly published in a revised, extended and re-designed edition, photographer Sarah Quill has selected passages from Ruskin's The Stones of Venice and has linked them to her own photographs of Venetian architecture, so creating a fascinating guide that fuses Ruskin's vision of the city with images of the present day. Covering a wide range of subjects from palaces, ch...
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The Honoured Society: My Journey to the Heart of the Mafia

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by Reski, Petra
Vividly and beautifully told, often deeply shocking, The Honoured Society is the true story of one woman's personal journey to the dark heart of the Mafia. In 1979, having been fascinated by Coppola's masterpiece The Godfather, twenty-year-old Petra Reski jumped into her car and drove from her home in Germany to the Mafia-stronghold of Sicily; she wanted to see for herself the stark truth behind the glamoro...
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Risotto: Delicious Recipes for Italy's Classic Rice Dish

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by Clark, Maxine
Different regions of Italy have their own classic rice dishes, from the soupy Rice and Peas of the Veneto to the Hunter's-style Rabbit Risotto of Umbria and Tuscany, but what they all have in common is the careful cooking of the rice to perfection. For a simple but comforting dinner, there are plenty of dishes packed full of warming cheese and butter, such as Saffron Risotto, Wild Mushroom Risotto or Artich...
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Italian Wines 2015

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by Gambero rosso
More than seventy tasters have travelled around Italy to source the very best wines. The tastings - all blind - took place in consortiums and local chambers of commerce and were supported by experts in the field, sommeliers and trade buyers. The guide is completely accessible, organised in a simple, clear and functional way. Sections are arranged by individual winery - name, address, number of hectares of ...
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Blue Guide Trentino & the South Tyrol

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by Blanchard, Paul
Trentino and the South Tyrol (Alto Adige) in the north of Italy are high alpine regions of extraordinary beauty, perfect for trekking, skiing and enjoying the outdoors, with beautiful alpine towns and villages to explore, full of history and interest. Long a part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the meeting of cultures in this part of Italy is fascinating. This book is an excerpt from the forthcoming update ...
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my italian kitchen

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by cassai,laura
Laura Cassai won our hearts on Masterchef with her wonderful ability to create and produce beautiful Italian dishes that spoke of an ingrained knowledge of food and cooking well beyond her years. Laura lives, breathes and dreams food: she is the real deal. Her early memories consist of standing on a chair at the kitchen table mixing pasta dough alongside her mum and nonna. When she turned six she travelled ...
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Venice for Pleasure

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by Morris, Jan
'None of Venice's innumerable chroniclers have portrayed the Serenissima's character with quite such a combination of the scholarly, the informal and the intimate...Over the years thousands of readers, starting this book, have been relieved to encounter its famously undemanding approach to the city - 'Generally the first thing to do in Venice is to sit down and have some coffee': but by the time they get to...
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A Guide to Baroque Rome: the Palaces

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by Langdon, Anthony
The palaces built in Rome in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are some of the most magnificent buildings in Europe - yet they remain relatively unfamiliar. This is the first stand-alone overview guide ever published. We are producing it as a companion volume to our revised edition of Anthony Blunt's seminal guide to Baroque Rome (A Guide to Baroque Rome: The Churches, 9781873429181). In this volume...
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A Traveller's History of Venice

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by Mentzel, Peter
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50 Places in Rome, Florence and Venice Every Woman Should Go: Includes Budget Tips, Online Resources, & Golden Days

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by Van Allen, Susan
Following the critically acclaimed 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, Susan Van Allen adds new gems to her selection of the best spots for female travelers in Italy's most popular cities, (Rome, Florence, and Venice), along with enticing Golden Day itineraries to make vacation dreams come true. Like a savvy traveler girlfriend whispering in your ear, she guides readers to masterpieces where women ar...
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Florence and Tuscany, including the best of Umbria Frommer's EasyGuide 2015

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by Brewer, Stephen
Florence and Tuscany in the EasyGuide Series by Frommer’s captures the unique spirit of the place offering expert advice in all price ranges for a variety of establishments and attractions. Arranged in a clear layout, put together in a light and compact format (256 pages), the guides is easy to read and light to carry.
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My Italian Kitchen

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by Scerri, Victor
Join Vic Scerri from Vic's Cucina and Bar in his Italian kitchen as he shows you how to make delicious and flavourful Italian food at home. One of the most loved restaurants in Sunbury, Victoria, Vic's is a bit of an institution. With recipes for his popular pizzas, great gnocchi and handmade pasta, you'll soon be eating restaurant-quality Italian food from your very own kitchen. So settle down with a stron...
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My Tuscan Kitchen

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by Manitto, Sunshine
Think of the sun-drenched landscape of Tuscany in the heart of central Italy and a cuisine dominated by peasant traditions comes to mind. Hearty soups and stews, each slowly braised and packed with pulses and legumes are a specialty. This is a cuisine in which flavours are allowed to develop through slow cooking methods to get maximum taste from inexpensive ingredients and economic cuts of meat. Preparation...
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The Gardens of Florence and Tuscany: Complete Guide

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by Pozzana, Mariachiara
This is a stunningly illustrated guide to Florence and Tuscany's best gardens. This superbly illustrated volume takes readers on a grand tour of all the public gardens in Florence and throughout Tuscany as is divided into three sections: Florence Within the Walls - 9 gardens; Florence Outside the Walls - 28 gardens; and, Gardens in Tuscany - 58 gardens. This superb volume provides a wealth of historical, bo...
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Milan: Highlights

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by Zanella, Massimo
An art city and a fashion, business and nightlife capital, as well as a testing ground for urban planning with the 2015 Expo: with over one hundred photographs, this volume offers a fascinating tour of the architecture, masterpieces and hidden corners of Milan. The volume provides an all-round view of the city, by taking into account those aspects which make it unique: art, fashion, nightlife, design, histo...
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Rome Eyewitness Guide 2016

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by DK Publishing
The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Rome 2016 will lead you straight to the best attractions Rome has to offer. The guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the city's stunning architecture, and 3D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide, p...
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Italy Eyewitness Guide

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by DK Publishing
The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Italy is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns.
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