American Studies

Enemies of All Humankind: Fictions of Legitimate Violence (Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies

Enemies of All Humankind: Fictions of Legitimate Violence (Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies) by Sonja Schillings
English | Dec. 6, 2016 | ISBN: 1512600156 | 304 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Hostis humani generis, meaning “enemy of humankind,” is the legal basis by which Western societies have defined such criminals as pirates, torturers, or terrorists as beyond the pale of civilization.
The Office of Strategic Services and Italian Americans: The Untold History (Italian and Italian American Studies)

The Office of Strategic Services and Italian Americans: The Untold History (Italian and Italian American Studies) by Salvatore J. LaGumina
English | 5 Oct. 2016 | ISBN: 331933333X | 196 Pages | PDF | 1.8 MB

This book explores the contributions of Italian Americans employed by the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II. Italian Americans fluent in Italian language and customs became integral parts of intelligence operations working behind enemy lines.
New Reflections on Primo Levi: Before and after Auschwitz (Italian and Italian American Studies)

New Reflections on Primo Levi: Before and after Auschwitz (Italian and Italian American Studies) by R. Sodi
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0230103855, 9780230103856, B009AWFJ7I | 214 Pages | PDF | 3.56 MB

The Legacy of the Italian Resistance (Italian and Italian American Studies)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at July 26, 2017
The Legacy of the Italian Resistance (Italian and Italian American Studies)

The Legacy of the Italian Resistance (Italian and Italian American Studies) by Philip Cooke
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0230114105, 9780230114104, B009AWFKXQ | 263 Pages | PDF | 4.33 MB

Mohamed Fekini and the Fight to Free Libya (Italian and Italian American Studies)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at July 26, 2017
Mohamed Fekini and the Fight to Free Libya (Italian and Italian American Studies)

Mohamed Fekini and the Fight to Free Libya (Italian and Italian American Studies) by Angelo Del Boca
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1349291722, 9781349291724 | 225 Pages | PDF | 4.01 MB
Neorealism and the "New" Italy: Compassion in the Development of Italian Identity (Italian and Italian American Studies)

Neorealism and the "New" Italy: Compassion in the Development of Italian Identity (Italian and Italian American Studies) by Simonetta Milli Konewko
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137541326, 9781137541321, B01KREZPXA | 272 Pages | PDF | 2.53 MB
Italian Academies and their Networks, 1525-1700: From Local to Global (Italian and Italian American Studies)

Italian Academies and their Networks, 1525-1700: From Local to Global (Italian and Italian American Studies) by Simone Testa
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1137438401, 9781137438409 | 286 Pages | PDF | 1.77 MB
Mussolini 1883-1915: Triumph and Transformation of a Revolutionary Socialist (Italian and Italian American Studies) [Repost]

Mussolini 1883-1915: Triumph and Transformation of a Revolutionary Socialist (Italian and Italian American Studies) by Spencer M. Di Scala
English | 6 Oct. 2016 | ISBN: 1137534869 | 328 Pages | PDF | 2.98 MB

This book describes Mussolini’s little-known radical ideology, including his activities in Switzerland, relationship with revolutionary syndicalism, and radical journalism.

The Myths That Made America: An Introduction to American Studies  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at May 29, 2017
The Myths That Made America: An Introduction to American Studies

The Myths That Made America: An Introduction to American Studies by Heike Paul
English | Nov. 18, 2014 | ISBN: 3837614859 | 451 Pages | PDF | 11 MB

This essential introduction to American Studies examines the core foundational myths which the nation is based upon and which still determine discussions of US-American identities today. These myths include the myth of discovery, the Pocahontas myth, the myth of the Promised Land, the myth of the founding fathers, the frontier myth, the myth of the American Dream, and the myth of the melting pot.
The Politics of Everyday Life in Fascist Italy: Outside the State? (Italian and Italian American Studies) [Repost]

The Politics of Everyday Life in Fascist Italy: Outside the State? (Italian and Italian American Studies) by Joshua Arthurs
English | 10 Feb. 2017 | ISBN: 1137594187 | 280 Pages | PDF | 1.63 MB

This book explores the complex ways in which people lived and worked within the confines of Benito Mussolini’s regime in Italy, variously embracing, appropriating, accommodating and avoiding the regime’s incursions into everyday life. The contributions highlight the experiences of ordinary Italians – midwives and schoolchildren, colonists and soldiers