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The Volterra Chronicles

        Judith Goldstein, The Volterra Chronicles: The Life and Times of an Extraordinary Mathematician 1860-1940, American Mathematical Society, 2007 The life of Vito Volterra, one of the…

Under His Very Windows

        Susan Zuccotti, Under His Very Windows, Yale University Press, 2000 Winner of the 2000 National Jewish Book Award in the Jewish-Christian Relations category, awarded by the…

October 16, 1943, Eight Jews

        Giacomo Debenedetti, October 16, 1943: Eight Jews, University of Notre Dame Press, 2001 Debenedetti (1901-1967), one of Italy’s most influential literary critics, editors and literature professors,…

Marriage Rituals Italian Style

        Roni Weinstein, Marriage Rituals Italian Style, Brill Academic Publishers, 2003 Marriage Rituals Italian Style: A Historical Anthropological Perspective on Early Modern Italian Jews is the first…

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

        Giorgio Bassani, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, Everyman’s Library, 2005 “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis is first and foremost a love story and on quite a different…

Giorgio Levi della Vida

Islam in the academia. The case of Giorgio Levi della Vida Miriam Haier As an Italian Jewish professor in fascist Italy, Levi della Vida completed his groundbreaking work in what…