History and Culture in Italy (Paperback)

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History and Culture in Italy (Paperback)

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History and Culture in Italy is a scholarly, introductory survey of the history and culture of Italy, focusing on art and architecture, literature and philosophy, politics and historical events, and observations of daily life in modern Italy. The book is based on lectures and tours given over the course of four years to American students in Italy. It is written as a narrative, which readers have found makes it enjoyable to read. Chapters are identified according to subject. The book emphasizes the importance of the history and culture of Italy to modern life and identity in Western culture.
John Hendrix is Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Architectural History, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island.
Product Details ISBN: 9780761826286
ISBN-10: 0761826289
Publisher: University Press of America
Publication Date: August 11th, 2003
Pages: 276
Language: English