Download E-books Le psicoterapie. Che cosa sono e come possono aiutarci PDF

By Ezio Sanavio

Sono tante le ragioni che possono spingere a rivolgersi a uno psicoterapeuta: eventi stressanti e dolorosi, disturbi come attacchi di panico, ansia incontrollata, anoressia nervosa, disagi di eoppia. Lo psicoterapeuta può rappresentare un supporto in keeping with scongiurare il ripetersi di episodi che hanno turbato los angeles nostra vita, ma anche according to migliorarsi ed affrontare le sfide quotidiane. Cosa significa intraprendere una psicoterapia? Quali implicazioni ed esiti può avere? Come si svolgono le sedute e according to quanto pace si protraggono? L'autore illustra le diversified prassi terapeutiche e spiega che tipo di aiuto ci possono offrire.

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Download E-books Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance PDF

By Ada Gobetti

Ada Gobetti's Partisan Diary is either diary and memoir. From the German access into Turin on 10 September 1943 to the liberation of the town on 28 April 1945, Gobetti recorded a virtually day-by-day account of occasions, sentiments, and personalities, in a cryptic English in simple terms she may comprehend. Italian senator and thinker Benedetto Croce inspired Ada to transform her notes right into a publication. released through the Italian writer Giulio Einaudi in 1956, it received the Premio Prato, an annual prize for a piece encouraged by means of the Italian Resistance (Resistenza). From a political and armed forces viewpoint, the Partisan Diary presents firsthand wisdom of ways the partisans in Piedmont fought, what stumbling blocks they encountered, and who joined the fight opposed to the Nazis and the Fascists. The mountainous terrain and lengthy winters of the Alpine areas (the website of lots of their battles) and the ubiquitous danger of reprisals by means of German occupiers and their fascist companions exacerbated difficulties of association one of the quite a few partisan teams. So laborious used to be their struggle, that key army events--Italy's announcement of warfare on Germany, the autumn of Rome, and the Allied landings on D-Day --appear within the diary as distant and virtually unrelated incidents. Ada Gobetti writes of the heartbreak of moms who misplaced their sons or watched them depart on harmful missions of sabotage, concerning it to concerns approximately her personal son Paolo. She displays at the courting among anti-fascist considered the Twenties, specifically the information of her husband, Piero Gobetti, and the Italian resistance move (Resistenza) within which she and her son have been engaging. whereas the Resistenza represented a fruits of greater than two decades of anti-fascist task for Ada, it additionally helped remove darkness from the phenomenal skills, wishes, and rights of Italian ladies, multiple hundred thousand of whom participated.

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Download E-books Florence: The Biography of a City PDF

By Christopher Hibbert

This booklet is as fascinating because the urban itself. Hibbert's present is weaving political, social and paintings heritage into an elegantly readable and marvellously full of life entire. The author's booklet on Florence may also be immediately a historical past and a advisor e-book and may be greater by means of greatest images and illustrations and line drawings so as to describe all teh structures and treasures of the town.

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Download E-books The Italian Baker, Revised: The Classic Tastes of the Italian Countryside--Its Breads, Pizza, Focaccia, Cakes, Pastries, and Cookies PDF

By Carol Field

Who can face up to bruschetta rubbed with garlic and drizzled with olive oil, almond-studded biscotti dipped in espresso or wine, and, in fact, a thin-crusted pizza with clean, candy tomatoes and tangy mozzarella? those Italian classics that americans understand and love are only the start; there are a wealth of different both scrumptious breads and candies ready to be discovered.
 
In this groundbreaking classic—now completely up to date for today’s glossy kitchen—Carol box introduces artisanal doughs and strategies utilized by generations of Italian bakers. each urban and hill city has its personal specific baking traditions, and box spent greater than years traversing Italy to seize the local and native specialties, adapting them via rigorous trying out in her personal kitchen.
 
Field’s real recipes are a revelation for someone looking the real Italian adventure. Here’s an opportunity to make golden Altamura bread from Puglia, chewy porous loaves from Como, rosemary bread sprinkled with coarse sea salt, darkish ryes from the north, basic breads studded with toasted walnuts, succulent fig bread, and Sicilian loaves crowned with sesame seeds.

The Italian Baker is the one accomplished ebook, in English or Italian, to hide the complete diversity of Italian baking, from breadsticks and cornetti to focaccia, brownies, brownies, and pastries. there's even a bankruptcy on utilizing leftover bread—with recipes starting from hearty Tuscan bread soup to a cinnamon and lemon-scented bread pudding.
 
Winner of the overseas organization of Culinary execs Award for most sensible baking e-book, The Italian Baker used to be additionally named to the James Beard Baker’s Dozen checklist of 13 essential baking books of all time. It has encouraged numerous execs and residential chefs alike. This most modern variation, up-to-date for a brand new iteration of domestic bakers, has extra four-color images all through, plus new recipes, constituents and gear sections, resource publications, and weights. the most respected baking books of all time, The Italian Baker is a landmark paintings that remains a needs to for each severe baker.

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Download E-books The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front 1915-1919 PDF

By Mark Thompson

In may perhaps 1915, Italy declared battle at the Habsburg Empire. approximately 750,000 Italian troops have been killed in savage, hopeless combating at the stony hills north of Trieste and within the snows of the Dolomites. to keep up self-discipline, common Luigi Cadorna restored the Roman perform of decimation, executing random participants of devices that retreated or rebelled.

With splendor and pathos, historian Mark Thompson relates the saga of the Italian entrance, the nationalist frenzy and political intrigues that preceded the clash, and the towering personalities of the statesmen, generals, and writers drawn into the guts of the chaos. a piece of epic scale, The White War does complete justice to the brutal and heart-wrenching conflict that encouraged Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms.

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Download E-books La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language PDF

By Dianne Hales

“Italians say that somebody who acquires a brand new language ‘possesses’ it. In my case, Italian possesses me. With Italian racing like blood via my veins, I do certainly see with diversified eyes, listen with assorted ears, and drink on the earth with all my senses…”

A social gathering of the language and tradition of Italy, La Bella Lingua is the tale of ways a language formed a kingdom, informed opposed to the backdrop of 1 woman’s own quest to talk fluent Italian.

For an individual who has been to Italy, the fable of residing the Italian existence is powerfully seductive. yet to actually develop into Italian, one needs to examine the language. this can be how Dianne Hales all started her trip. In La Bella Lingua, she brings the tale of her decades-long adventure with the “the world’s so much enjoyed and cute language” including explorations of Italy’s heritage, literature, paintings, song, videos, way of life, and nutrition in a real opera amorosa—a exertions of her love of Italy.

Throughout her first expedition in Italy—with “non parlo Italiano” as her basically Italian phrase—Dianne overjoyed within the great thing about what she observed yet craved comprehension of what she heard. And so she selected to inhabit the language. Over greater than twenty-five years she has studied Italian in each method attainable: via Berlitz, books, CDs, podcasts, deepest tutorials and dialog teams, and, most significantly, huge blocks of time in Italy. within the procedure she came upon that Italian grew to become not only a keenness and a excitement, yet a passport into Italy’s storia and its very soul. She bargains captivating insights into what makes Italian the main emotionally expressive of languages, from how the “pronto” (“Ready!”) Italians say after they solution the phone conveys a feeling of whatever coming alive, to how even usual issues similar to a towel (asciugamano) or handkerchief (fazzoletto) sound higher in Italian.

She invitations readers to hitch her as she lines the evolution of Italian within the zesty graffiti at the partitions of Pompeii, in Dante’s incandescent cantos, and in Boccaccio’s bawdy Decameron. She portrays how social graces stay woven into the cloth of Italian: even the chipper “ciao,” which does double accountability as “hi” and “bye,” displays centuries of bella figura. and she or he exalts the glories of Italy’s nutrients and its wealthy and infrequently uproarious gastronomic language: Italians deftly describe an individual uptight as a baccala (dried cod), a busybody who noses into every little thing as a prezzemolo (parsley), a valueless or banal motion picture as a polpettone (large meatball).

Like Dianne, readers of La Bella Lingua will locate themselves innamorata, enchanted, via Italian, excited about its saga, tantalized by way of its adventures, hooked on its sound, and ever desirous to spend extra time in its corporation.

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Download E-books Architecture of Italy (Reference Guides to National Architecture) PDF

By Jean Castex

Covering all areas of Italy―from Turin's Palace of work in northern Italy to the Monreale Cathedral and Cloister in Sicily―and all classes of Italian architecture―from the first-century Colosseum in Rome to the Casa Rustica residences inbuilt Milan within the 1930s―this quantity examines over 70 of Italy's most vital architectural landmarks. Writing in an authoritative but enticing kind, Jean Castex, professor of architectural historical past on the Versailles institution of structure, describes the positive factors, services, and ancient significance of every constitution. in addition to idetifying situation, variety, architects, and classes of preliminary building and significant renovations, the cross-referenced and illustrated entries additionally spotlight architectural and historic phrases defined within the Glossay and finish with an invaluable directory of additional details assets. the amount additionally bargains ready-reference lists of entries via situation, architectural kind, and period of time, in addition to a normal bibliography, a close topic index, and a accomplished introductory evaluation of Italian architecture.

Entries disguise significant architectural constructions in addition to smaller websites, together with every little thing from the well known dome of St. Peter's on the Vatican to the Fiat Lingotto Plant in Turin. perfect for faculty and highschool scholars, in addition to for normal readers, this accomplished examine the structure of Italy is an necessary addition to each architectural reference collection.

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Download E-books Cry Wolf PDF

By Wilbur Smith

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The yr is 1935, almost immediately earlier than international conflict II. The "Wolf of Rome", Italy's military below Mussolini, is poised to invade Ethiopia, whose military isn't just ill-equipped, but additionally critically outnumbered. wanting to keep his land, Emperor Haile Selassie enlists American Jake Barton and Englishman Gareth Swales, risk-takers who either proportion a flavor for chance and the joys of experience. The undertaking turns out uncomplicated: convey 4 old refurbished armored automobiles and Vicky Camberwell, an American journalist, in trade for a hefty weight of gold. yet quickly Jake and Gareth notice that this can be only the start of a protracted, harrowing trip that would take them from the ocean to the hot deserts of Africa to the peaks of its treacherous mountains, the place a dramatic fight to stick alive awaits them...

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Download E-books Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis PDF

By Robert M. Edsel

From the writer of the number 1 New York Times bestseller The Monuments Men

"An excellent account of a little-known American attempt to save lots of Italy's…art in the course of global warfare II."―Tom Brokaw

while Hitler’s armies occupied Italy in 1943, additionally they seized regulate of mankind’s maximum cultural treasures. As they'd performed all through Europe, the Nazis may possibly now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance, the treasures of the Vatican, and the antiquities of the Roman Empire.

On the eve of the Allied invasion, normal Dwight Eisenhower empowered a brand new form of soldier to guard those old riches. In might 1944 not likely American heroes―artist Deane Keller and student Fred Hartt―embarked from Naples at the treasure hunt of an entire life, monitoring billions of greenbacks of lacking artwork, together with works through Michelangelo, Donatello, Titian, Caravaggio, and Botticelli. With the German military backing out up the Italian peninsula, orders got here from the top degrees of the Nazi executive to move truckloads of paintings north around the border into the Reich. status within the method used to be basic Karl Wolff, a top-level Nazi officer. As German forces blew up the exceptional bridges of Florence, common Wolff commandeered the good collections of the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace, later risking his existence to barter a mystery Nazi quit with American spymaster Allen Dulles.

Brilliantly researched and vividly written, the New York Times bestselling Saving Italy brings readers from Milan and the close to destruction of The final Supper to the internal sanctum of the Vatican and at the back of closed doorways with the preeminent Allied and Axis leaders: Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and Churchill; Hitler, Göring, and Himmler.

An unforgettable tale of epic thievery and political intrigue, Saving Italy is a testomony to heroism on behalf of artwork, tradition, and history.

sixty one illustrations; three maps

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Download E-books Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane PDF

By Andrew Graham-Dixon

“This ebook resees its topic with infrequent readability and gear as a painter for the twenty first century.”―Hilary Spurling, New York occasions booklet Review

In a bravura functionality, Andrew Graham-Dixon explores Caravaggio’s outstanding inventive achievements, delving into the unique Italian resources to create a masterful profile of the mercurial painter. This New York Times and Washington Post extraordinary publication of the 12 months good points greater than 80 full-color reproductions of the artist’s most sensible work. forty pages of colour illustrations; four maps

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