The Peoples Of Sicily

Author: Louis Mendola
Publisher: Trinacria Editions Llc
ISBN: 9780615796949
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Literacy among Sicilians soared; it was higher during this ephemeral golden age than it was seven centuries later. But this book is about more than Sicily.

Margaret Queen Of Sicily

Author: Jacqueline Alio
Publisher: Trinacria Editions LLC
ISBN: 9780991588657
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The 'back matter' containing notes, appendices and the detailed bibliography is almost as long as the main narrative text. This book is full of interesting details.

Sicilian Genealogy And Heraldry

Author: Louis Mendola
Publisher: Trinacria Editions LLC
ISBN: 9780615796932
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A guide to Sicilian family history research. Mendola covers everything from parochial, civil and tax records to genetic haplotyping. Social context--folk customs, government, religion, law, rural life--is considered at length.

Women Of Sicily

Author: Jacqueline Alio
Publisher: Trinacria Editions Llc
ISBN: 9780991588602
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With its chronology and reading list, this volume is useful as a reference, but its narrative makes for an interesting read. Jackie Alio is an insightful author, one of Sicily's most talented historians, and this book was long overdue.

Seeking Sicily

Author: John Keahey
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429990678
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Author John Keahey is not content to let images from the island's overly touristed villages carry the story.

The Greek Cities Of Magna Graecia And Sicily

Author: Luca Cerchiai
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892367511
Size: 52.54 MB
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The Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily presents an overview of Greek colonization in Italy and the principal historical events that took place in this area from the Archaic period until the ascendancy of the Romans.


Author: John Julius Norwich
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812995198
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Critically acclaimed author John Julius Norwich weaves the turbulent story of Sicily into a spellbinding narrative that places the island at the crossroads of world history. “Sicily,” said Goethe, “is the key to everything.” It is ...

Sicilian Odyssey

Author: Francine Prose
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426209088
Size: 41.39 MB
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Illuminated by the author's own photographs, Sicilian Odyssey brings exotic and enigmatic Sicily to life through the prism of its past. From the Hardcover edition.

Palermo City Of Kings

Author: Jeremy Dummett
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1784530832
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In addition to being an essential companion for visitors to Palermo, this book can be equally enjoyed as a standalone history of the city and its place at the heart of Sicily.

Locking Up Our Own

Author: James Forman, Jr.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712905
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As James Forman, Jr., points out, however, the war on crime that began in the 1970s was supported by many African American leaders in the nation’s urban centers. In Locking Up Our Own, he seeks to understand why.