The Italians

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The 'fatal charm of Italy' has held Lord Byron - and millions of tourists ever since - in its spell. Yet, beneath 'the brilliant and vivacious surface', what are the realities of Italian life? Few writers have ever painted a portrait of their compatriots as crisp, frank and fearless as Luigi Barzini's. Cutting through the familiar cliches, he instructs us with a cascade of anecdotes and provides a marvellous guided tour through centuries of history. He examines Machiavelli and Mussolini, popes, pilgrims and prostitutes, ...

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Italians
1996, Touchstone Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684825007

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The Italians
1991, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140145953

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The Italians
1990, Peter Smith Publisher

ISBN-13: 9780844661469

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The Italians
1987, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241123140

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The Italians
1976, Bantam, Toronto :: London

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The Italians
1968, Penguin Books Ltd

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The Italians
1964, Hamish Hamilton Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780241902943

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