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Sketches of Life in Sicily By Peppino Ruggeri
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These stories draw on personal experiences and observed events in the 1940s and 50s, that brought to the fore some special traditions in the conduct of personal relationships in my native village.... More > They explore the interpretations of religious beliefs to justify the characters' behavior and activities, and provide some insight into the values of the villagers in rural Sicily. The stories deal with tragedies of everyday life in a humorous way.< Less
Sicily & Sardinia: The islands of Italy By Stephen Weaver
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A look into the views of the islands of Sardinia, Sicily and other off the beaten path places of Italy.
The Fall of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies By Antonino Nocito Alloni
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the history behind Italian immigration to United States. the fall of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in 1861 caused starvations and inequalities that led the exodus toward the New World.
FROM ALBANIA TO SICILY By Adam YAMEY
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Albanian communities have been in existence in Sicily for over 500 years. Albanians have been living in Sicily since the 15th century. They have preserved their language and and traditions that... More > pre-date the arrival of the Ottomans in the Balkans. This volume is about the descendants of the Albanians who left their Balkan homelands when they were invaded by the Ottoman Turks in the 15th century. Known as the Arbëreshë in Sicily and the other parts of Italy where they settled, many of the descendants of these refugees have managed to continue their Albanian traditions, culture, and language whilst integrating harmoniously with their Italian neighbours. In this book, Adam Yamey describes his visit to the Sicilian Arbëreshë people and illustrates it with a profusion of fascinating photographs. Combining personal observation with in-depth research, this - at times entertaining, and always informative - personal travelogue is one of only a few books in English about Sicily's Albanians.< Less
David Herbert Lawrence and Sicily By Carmine Rapisarda
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Il volume raccoglie oltre alla biografia dell'autore, l'esperienza siciliana e gli influssi dell'isola nei futuri romanzi di DHL. Sono stati inseriti il racconto Sun ambientato in Sicilia, il primo... More > capitolo di Sea and Sardinia che raccoglie le memorie dello scrittore a Taormina, le poesie scritte a Fontana Vecchia sulla frutta, sui fiori e sugli animali, chiude il volume l'introduzione di "Little Novels of Sicily", ovvero note su Verga scritte da Lawrence nella traduzione delle novelle dello scrittore siciliano.< Less
British and American writers in Sicily By Carmine Rapisarda
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It is a selection of diaries, letters, poems... written by anglophone travellers like Coleridge, Wilde, Woolf, Ruskin, Pound, Lawrence , Durrel, Forster. They visited Sicily and left their memories.... More > At the end of the book there is a list of all famous british and american writers that visited the island. Il testo raccoglie una selezione di viaggiatori di tradizione anglofona quali Coleridge, Wilde, Woolf, Ruskin Pound, Lawrence, Durrel ecc che tracciano dei percorsi originali e innovativi nel periplo dell'isola e in particolare Taormina il territorio Etneo. Ogni testo, tratto dalle fonti originali viene, presentato con una breve contestualizzazione storica e biografica di ogni autore e una ricostruzione dell'itinerario di viaggio e delle principali tappe. In appendice l'elenco di tutti gli scrittori anglofoni che hanno visitato l'isola.< Less
Brady's Sicily Passport By Geoffrey Brady
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A travel book written from a first-hand experience visiting Sicily. Focused on Southeast Sicily, you will relish the information, inspiration and personal insights throughout. Get a sense on... More > traversing Mount Etna, villages, cities, catacombs and tasting Grappa and Vino galore! Molto bene! Backpacker Friendly Size/Weight.< Less
Sicily's Historic Coasts By Michael Metras
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Sicily, a crossroads of the Mediterranean for more than 3000 years, has been ruled by Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Swabians, French, Spanish, Italians, and miscellaneous... More > others while its people have retained their strong personal independence. Come with me as I make my way around the coast of this island from Palermo to Palermo visiting extinct cities, collections of ancient coins, Europe's largest volcano, and many other corners of this island with a thousand faces. Walk with me through this series of essays, each a snapshot of a town, a city, a train, a beach, a haphazard pile of rocks--each a glimpse current life, of a long ago civilization, of rugged nature. They are my view of an October, turn-of-the-century Sicily< Less
Sicily’s Historic Coasts By Mike Metras
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Sicily, a crossroads of the Mediterranean for more than 3000 years, has been ruled by Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Swabians, French, Spanish, Italians, and miscellaneous... More > others while its people have retained their strong personal independence. Come with me as I make my way around the coast of this island from Palermo to Palermo visiting extinct cities, collections of ancient coins, Europe's largest volcano, and many other corners of this island with a thousand faces. Walk with me through this series of essays, each a snapshot of a town, a city, a train, a beach, a haphazard pile of rocks--each a glimpse current life, of a long ago civilization, of rugged nature. They are my view of an October, turn-of-the-century Sicily.< Less
Sicily’s Historic Coasts By Mike Metras
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Sicily, a crossroads of the Mediterranean for more than 3000 years, has been ruled by Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Swabians, French, Spanish, Italians, and miscellaneous... More > others while its people have retained their strong personal independence. Come with me as I make my way around the coast of this island from Palermo to Palermo visiting extinct cities, collections of ancient coins, Europe's largest volcano, and many other corners of this island with a thousand faces. Walk with me through this series of essays, each a snapshot of a town, a city, a train, a beach, a haphazard pile of rocks--each a glimpse current life, of a long ago civilization, of rugged nature. They are my view of an October, turn-of-the-century Sicily.< Less

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