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Arnaldo Momigliano

On July 22, 1955, the Times Literary Supplement welcomed the appearance of a new scholarly book with an enthusiasm rarely matched in its gray, closely printed pages. Pride of place,…

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History, Memory, and Trans-European Identity

Book Review: Aline Sierp, History, Memory, and Trans- European Identity. Unifying Divisions. London: Routledge 2014 The current explosion in scholarship on the question of European memory is haunted by a…

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Abramo Colorni and the Economy of Secrets

Until recently, Abramo Colorni (ca. 1544-99) has been flying largely under the radar of historians, even having eluded detection by the editors of the Encyclopaedia Judaica. Building on the research of…

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A Piedmontese View of History

I was born in Caraglio, Cuneo, in September 1908. There I lived with my family and received private education, studying in part with professors from Cuneo during the time of…

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E le acque si calmarono

Exhibition. October 27-January 27 Florence National Library and Italian National Jewish Heritage Foundation An exquisite exhibition at the National Library of Florence celebrates the return of some of the books…

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The Flood in Florence, 1966

The Flood in Florence, 1966: A Fifty-Year Retrospective, University Library of Michigan Nearly five decades have passed since the Arno River in Florence, Italy, flooded its banks on November 4,…