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Italian, Continuing and Intermediate: A Library Guide: Italian History

A guide to library resources in Italian language, literature, history, and culture intended for students studying the language.


Storia italiana


Dictionary of Modern Italian History, Frank J. Coppa, editor-in-chief. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1985. Olin Reference DG545 D55
Covers Italian history from the 18th century to the present. Alphabetically arranged entries provide information on `personalities, institutions, systems, and problems of Italy.' Some articles include bibliographies with English and/or Italian sources. Includes chronologies.


in italiano Dizionario Storico dell'Italia Unita a cura di Bruno Bongiovanni e Nicola Tranfaglia. Roma: Laterza, 1996. Olin stacks DG555 D62 1996


Medieval Italy: an Encyclopedia. Christopher Kleinhenz, editor. New York: Routledge, 2004. 2 vols. Olin Reference DG443 M43x 2004+
"Gathers together the most recent scholarship on Medieval Italy, while offering a sweeping view of all aspects of life in Italy during the Middle Ages. This two volume, illustrated, A-Z reference is a cross-disciplinary resource for information on literature, history, the arts, science, philosophy, and religion in Italy between A.D. 450 and 1375." [publisher's description]
Tip: The Library of Congress classification for Italian history is DG


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