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Title:
Between salt water and holy water : a history of Southern Italy
Author:
Astarita, Tommaso.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
352 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Where the Romans met the Greeks : the Italian south in antiquity -- From the terror of the world to the wonder of the world : the kings who created the Italian south -- Sicily splits and Naples rises : the south in the late Middle Ages -- Subject to a distant king : the south in the Spanish Empire -- The Indies over here : church and religion in the early modern south -- Paradise inhabited by devils : culture and society in baroque Naples -- Reason truly is always beautiful : the southern enlightenment -- The grand tour heads south : art, ruins, music, and folklore -- Feast, flour, and gallows : revolution, restoration, and the end of a kingdom -- The south as part of the Italian nation.
ISBN:
9780393058642
Format :
Book