Systems, Control, Modeling and Optimization: Proceedings of by N. U. Ahmed (auth.), F. Ceragioli, A. Dontchev, H. Furuta,

By N. U. Ahmed (auth.), F. Ceragioli, A. Dontchev, H. Furuta, K. Marti, L. Pandolfi (eds.)

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Heirs, Kin, and Creditors in Renaissance Florence by Thomas Kuehn

By Thomas Kuehn

Visions of modernity leisure partly on a contrast among inherited prestige (past) and success (present). Inheritance is taken as automated, if no longer axiomatic; the recipients are passive, if thankful. This examine, in keeping with a novel resource (Florentine repudiations of inheritance), unearths that inheritance was once in reality a method, that heirs had thoughts: at the very least, to reject a burdensome patrimony, but additionally to move estate to others and to prevent (at instances deceptively, if now not fraudulently) the claims of others to parts of the property. Repudiation was once a vestige of Roman legislations that grew to become once more a plausible criminal establishment with the revival of Roman legislation within the heart a long time. Florentines integrated repudiation into their recommendations of adjustment after dying, exhibiting that they weren't basically passive recipients of what got here their method. those innovations fostered relations ambitions, together with continuity around the generations.

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Army, State and Society in Italy, 1870–1915 by John Gooch

By John Gooch

This identify within the sequence on nineteenth and twentieth century army, naval and air historical past offers clean interpretations of current fabric and covers strategic, diplomatic, financial and monetary matters. After the Unification of Italy, the Italian military confronted the initiatives of constructing and protecting the state. more and more preoccupied with household disease at domestic it additionally struggled to create defences opposed to adverse ecu powers. even as it fought significant colonial wars, and in a single of them, suffered a catastrophic and ignominious defeat. ultimately in 1915 it entered a battle for which it was once ill-prepared and in process which it nearly broke. Focusing fairly at the topic of professionalism, this e-book examines the issues confronted via the military in the course of those years, and is helping to give an explanation for its later receptivity to Fascism. John Gooch has been editor of the "Journal of Strategic reports" when you consider that its origin and is Chairman of the military files Society.

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Exporting Fascism: Italian Fascists and Britain's Italians by Claudia Baldoli

By Claudia Baldoli

How did Italians dwelling in Britain reply to Mussolini’s fascism? What hyperlinks did ex-pat fascists forge with the British correct? To what volume did Italophilia exist in Britain in the course of the Mussolini years?Exporting Fascism addresses those questions, that have lengthy been missed by means of historians. whereas there's a lot fabric to be had approximately Nazi sympathizers within the uk, there's relatively little or no approximately Italophile fascist sympathizers. the writer uncovers the coverage of Mussolini’s govt to remodel Italian groups in a foreign country into ‘little Fascist Italies’. Ambassador Dino Grandi had nice good fortune within the fascistization crusade of Italian emigrants via such capacity as Italian neighborhood newspapers and fascist summer time camps and schools.The writer additionally examines the hyperlinks cast among Italian fascism and the British correct. particularly, she uncovers the Italophilia that ruled the British Union of Fascists (BUF) within the first half the Nineteen Thirties, later to get replaced with an admiration for nationwide Socialism. She additionally examines the BUF’s actions inside of Italy, that have to this point remained virtually completely unknown.Exporting Fascism sheds new mild on a overlooked element of the foreign fascist stream on the sunrise of the second one international struggle.

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Rough Guides Directions Venice by Jonathan Buckley

By Jonathan Buckley

Vacationing with a Venice instructions on your pocket is like having an area good friend plan your journey. supplying exact, updated insurance, the advisor – with a 3rd in complete color – is absolutely illustrated with specifically commissioned images. Browse the "Ideas" part with 28 themed spreads – from "Death in Venice" and "On the water" to "Venetian oddities" and "Eighteenth-century paintings" – with every one caption cross-referenced to the sensible a part of the advisor. There are severe experiences of the easiest areas to stick, the good bars and the malls, all situated on our basic maps. extra chapters hide fairs and unique occasions from the movie pageant and Carnevale to the fabulous Regata Storica. The language part has an invaluable menu reader and convenient words to have you ever talking a bit Italian by the point you arrive.

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Two Aristotelians of the Italian Renaissance: Nicoletto by Edward P. Mahoney

By Edward P. Mahoney

This quantity bargains with the mental, metaphysical and clinical rules of 2 significant and influential Aristotelian philosophers of the Italian Renaissance - Nicoletto Vernia (d. 1499) and Agostino Nifo (ca 1470-1538) - whose careers needs to be obvious as inter-related. either begun by way of protecting Averroes to be the genuine interpreter of Aristotle's concept, yet have been stimulated by means of the paintings of humanists, akin to Ermolao Barbaro, notwithstanding to another measure. Translations of the Greek commentators on Aristotle (Alexander of Aphrodisias, Themistius and Simplicius) supplied them with new fabric and new methods of figuring out Aristotle - Nifo even positioned himself to studying Greek - and led them to desert Averroes, specifically as regards his perspectives at the soul and mind. however, either Vernia and Nifo engaged heavily with the idea of medieval students reminiscent of Albert the good, Thomas Aquinas and John of Jandun. either additionally confirmed curiosity of their celebrated modern, Marsilio Ficino.

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The Past, Present and Future of the European Union by Alan V. Deardorff (eds.)

By Alan V. Deardorff (eds.)

This quantity collects chosen papers at the eu Union from the thirteenth Congress of the overseas fiscal organization held in Lisbon, September 2002. It begins with an handle through Romano Prodi, President of the eu fee, who units the tone for the opposite papers by way of describing and comparing of the best accomplishments of the european: monetary and financial union, and ecu growth. different authors deal intimately with numerous facets of those and different matters, utilizing a mix of theoretical, empirical, and different tools.

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Pierpaolo Vergerio the Elder: The Humanist as Orator by John M. McManamon

By John M. McManamon

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