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Pompilia: A Roman Murder Mystery by Derek Parker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the trial of Count Franceschini for the murder of his wife Pompilia at a time when it was excusable to kill an adulterous wife. But was Pompilia guiltyof adultery with a handsome young priest? The most notorious trial of the seventeenth century.
A Gift from The Enemy by Enrico Lamet
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 116,690. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
A compelling story set in Italy during World War II as seen through the eyes of an adventurous Jewish boy, this unique memoir is told with humor and grace. During the period of the Holocaust, when his mother fears the Nazi hunt, the love of the boy for his Mutti is ever present even when a new man enters into their lives. Hope, laughter and love will guide you through this book.
Pane e margarina by Francesca Floccia
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 45,480. Language: Italian. Published: March 23, 2012 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Il 7 ottobre 1943 Vittorio Cerracchio, Capitano dei Reali Carabinieri, ricevette l’ordine di presentarsi in caserma per essere disarmato, con tutti i militari del reparto, ed essere avviato in una imprecisata località. Guidato da sentimento d’onore e da senso del dovere, non si dette alla fuga ma eseguì l’ordine, rimanendo anch’egli prigioniero dei tedeschi per sette lunghi mesi in Polonia.
Templari e Crociati in Sardegna by maxrassu
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » European
The first book about the Knights Templar and Hospitaller Order in Sardinia during the Middle Ages
Free Gondola Ride by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » European
Kathleen went to Venice with a goal and a plan. The goal was to write about a cliched group of men, the gondoliers. The plan included a notebook and the perseverance of a serious journalist. But sometimes plans change. From skinny dipping off a gondola under the full moon to sitting at the gondolier's feet, Free Gondola Ride takes the reader through a summer of beautiful episodes.
L'assedio di Roma by Carlo Pisacane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
La storia della caduta della Repubblica Romana nel 1849 nell'interpretazione di Carlo Pisacane.
Rosa e Ferdinando by John Gerard Sapodilla
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 57,990. Language: Italian. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Rosa e Ferdinando sono fidanzati. Il matrimonio è deciso. Ferdinando è soldato nell'esercito delle Due Sicilie, Un breve romanzo, da un diario autentico all’epoca della Spedizione dei Mille di Giuseppe Garibaldi. Nozze Infrante La tragica storia di un capourbano Briganti e Notabili. Cronache dei fatti in un villaggio diviso in fazioni, durante la Spedizione dei Mille
A Beautiful Woman in Venice by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Libraries of books have been written about Venetian history and men’s roles in shaping it. But little is written about the women. From writers to orators, courtesans to composers, you’ll read their stories in A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Boat racers, artists, glassmakers, and the first woman to earn a university degree all overcame obstacles to achieve greatness. It's time to redefine their beauty
The Forgotten Savoy Princess by Raymondo Guerini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,830. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
“The Forgotten Savoy Princess” is the story of Princess Leina of Savoy, the only child of King Umberto II and Gelsomina Malatesta, who secretly married in Italy on the 10th of February 1926. It is also the story of the Royal Family of Italy and the treasure King Victor Emmanuel III seized from Mussolini and Hitler just before the end of the Second World War.
Factors in Italian Military Modernization: NATO, European Union, Gendarmerie Force, History of Post-World War II Italy, Social and Political Factors, End of Conscription, Army Reorganization by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Current events provide almost daily twists in the nature of the Trans-Atlantic relationship. As a result, European militaries are an attractive subject for analysis of the multiple factors contributing to change in those militaries, and the Italian military is no exception.
Security Implications of Italian Nationalism - Northern League, Padania, Five Star, Euroscepticism, European Union, NATO, Russia, Mafia Presence and Corruption, Post-World War II History, Forza Italia by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
Italy has historically been an avid supporter of European integration, but nationalist movements promoting euroscepticism or isolationism threaten to alter both the Italian and the European security landscape.
Reinterpreting Genoese Civil Conflicts: The Chronicle of Ottobonus Scriba by Agostino Inguscio
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
A compelling new study of conflicts in Genoa during the 12th century. This book takes on the established orthodoxy about the extent, nature and effects of family conflicts and other civil disputes in medieval Genoa. As Emanuele Ferragina writes in the Foreword, Inguscio "brings history and its complexity back in, and he does so in a clear and empirically informed way." History and violence abound.
How America Saved Italy and the World – Using Bretton Woods and the Marshall Plan after World War II to Bring Stability and Peace to Europe through Instruments of National Power, Blocking Communism by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
As early as World War I, the United States possessed a vision for how to eliminate the propensity of interstate warfare. Actually achieving this vision proved difficult until after World War II.