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Vita di Andrea Doria, Volume II [Italian] By Francesco Domenico Guerrazzi
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Francesco Domenico Guerrazzi (12 August 1804 – 25 September... More > 1873) was an Italian writer and politician involved in the Italian risorgimento.Guerrazzi was born in the seaport of Livorno, then part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. He studied law at the university of Pisa, graduating in 1824. He began to practice in Livorno, but soon gave up law in favour of politics and literature, being particularly influenced by Byron, to whom he dedicated his "Stanze" (1825). His first novel, La Battaglia di Benevento was published in 1827.Giuseppe Mazzini made his acquaintance, and in 1829, together with Carlo Bini, they started a newspaper, L'Indicatore Livornese, at Livorno. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesco_Domenico_Guerrazzi< Less
Vita di Andrea Doria, Volume I [Italian] By Francesco Domenico Guerrazzi
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Francesco Domenico Guerrazzi (12 August 1804 – 25 September... More > 1873) was an Italian writer and politician involved in the Italian risorgimento.Guerrazzi was born in the seaport of Livorno, then part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. He studied law at the university of Pisa, graduating in 1824. He began to practice in Livorno, but soon gave up law in favour of politics and literature, being particularly influenced by Byron, to whom he dedicated his "Stanze" (1825). His first novel, La Battaglia di Benevento was published in 1827.Giuseppe Mazzini made his acquaintance, and in 1829, together with Carlo Bini, they started a newspaper, L'Indicatore Livornese, at Livorno. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesco_Domenico_Guerrazzi< Less
May-Britt My Life's Journey By May-Britt Pedersen, LaVonne Quinth
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This is the story of a young girl growing up in rural Sweden with dreams of the Promised Land, America. May-Britt grew up on a farm in the most primitive part of Småland, Sweden. As she shares... More > her memories we learn what life was like on the farm that was located so deep in the forest it was called, “The end of the world.” “Growing up, I never dreamed I would one day be living in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado,” she says laughing. But dream she did, and those dreams took her on a long journey filled with laughter and joy, hardship and sorrow, adventure and excitement. This is the story of a young girl who refused to give up on her dreams despite the many obstacles rising up in her path. It is a story of determination and hard work, of love and laughter, and of God’s grace and provision.< Less
May-Britt My Life's Journey By May-Britt Pedersen, LaVonne Quinth
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This is the story of a young girl growing up in rural Sweden with dreams of the Promised Land, America. May-Britt grew up on a farm in the most primitive part of Småland, Sweden. As she shares... More > her memories we learn what life was like on the farm that was located so deep in the forest it was called, “The end of the world.” “Growing up, I never dreamed I would one day be living in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado,” she says laughing. But dream she did, and those dreams took her on a long journey filled with laughter and joy, hardship and sorrow, adventure and excitement. This is the story of a young girl who refused to give up on her dreams despite the many obstacles rising up in her path. It is a story of determination and hard work, of love and laughter, and of God’s grace and provision.< Less
May-Britt My Life's Journey By May-Britt Pedersen, LaVonne Quinth
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This is the story of a young girl growing up in rural Sweden with dreams of the Promised Land, America. May-Britt grew up on a farm in the most primitive part of Småland, Sweden. As she shares... More > her memories we learn what life was like on the farm that was located so deep in the forest it was called, “The end of the world.” “Growing up, I never dreamed I would one day be living in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado,” she says laughing. But dream she did, and those dreams took her on a long journey filled with laughter and joy, hardship and sorrow, adventure and excitement. This is the story of a young girl who refused to give up on her dreams despite the many obstacles rising up in her path. It is a story of determination and hard work, of love and laughter, and of God’s grace and provision.< Less
Claimed by the Sea - Long Island Shipwrecks By Adam Grohman
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Claimed by the Sea - Long Island Shipwrecks - provides an intimate look at eleven shipwrecks and maritime disasters that occurred in the waters of New York and Long Island. Diver, researcher and... More > author Adam Grohman dives into the archives to explore the histories of various wrecks including the Savannah, Lexington, U.S.S. Ohio, Circassian, Seawanhaka, Oregon, Louis V. Place, General Slocum, U.S.S. San Diego, Andrea Doria, and the Gwendoline Steers. The chapters provide an in depth history of the vessel, the circumstances surrounding their eventual demise, and subsequent exploration by divers and explorers. Claimed by the Sea is heavily illustrated and contains extensive footnotes, source listings and several appendices including a glossary of nautical and diving terminology. Claimed by the Sea is an excellent opportunity for armchair historians and seasoned underwater explorers to dip beneath the waves of history to explore the tragedy and triumph of man versus the sea.< Less
Il palazzo Iambrenghi di Candela By Fabio Iambrenghi
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Il palazzo Iambrenghi, monumento civile che ha avuto nel bene e nel male un ruolo centrale nella vita di Candela e della famiglia dell’autore, a causa di recenti fraintendimenti filologici che... More > ne hanno reinventato nome e storia, assurge a simbolo della drammatica perdita di memoria e quindi di consapevolezza delle comunità civili. Questa piccola storia per parole e immagini, basata su una attenta e rigorosa ricerca archivistica, vuole gettare un ponte al di là della nebbia, costituendo anche un esempio metodologico che ci auguriamo possa dare numerosi frutti futuri, per restituire significato e nobiltà al vivere in provincia.< Less
Il Bronzino: 80 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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Agnolo di Cosimo (1503 – 1572), usually known as Il Bronzino, or Agnolo Bronzino, was an Italian Mannerist painter from Florence. His portrait figures—often read as static, elegant, and... More > stylish exemplars of unemotional haughtiness and assurance—influenced the course of European court portraiture for a century. In addition to images of the Florentine elite, Bronzino also painted idealized portraits of the poets Dante. Bronzino's so-called "allegorical portraits", such as that of a Genoese admiral, Andrea Doria as Neptune, are less typical but possibly even more fascinating due to the peculiarity of placing a publicly recognized personality in the nude as a mythical figure. Finally, in addition to being a painter, Bronzino was also a poet, and his most personal portraits are perhaps those of other literary figures such as that of his friend the poet Laura Battiferri.< Less