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The Resource The Italians, John Hooper

The Italians, John Hooper

Label
The Italians
Title
The Italians
Statement of responsibility
John Hooper
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sublime and maddening, fascinating yet baffling, Italy is a country of endless paradox and seemingly unanswerable riddles. John Hooper's marvellously entertaining and perceptive new book is the ideal companion for anyone seeking to understand contemporary Italy and the unique character of the Italians. Looking at the facts that lie behind - and often belie - the stereotypes, his revealing book sheds new light on many aspects of Italian life: football and Freemasonry, sex, symbolism and the reason why Italian has twelve words for a coat hanger, yet none for a hangover
Summary
If you love all things Italian and wish you knew more about the country and its people, The Italians makes an offer you can't refuse. This entertaining book explains what makes Italians unique, and it covers a wide range of topics well, from Italy's storied beginnings, ties to religion, and the roots of the mafia to its beautiful land, delicious food, and intriguing regional differences. Written by British journalist John Hooper, who's lived in Italy for years, this book may prove especially intriguing for those of Italian ancestry. -- Description by Dawn Towery
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10392108
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hooper, John
Dewey number
945.093
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Italians
  • Social conditions
  • Italy
  • Italy
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
The Italians, John Hooper
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-[296]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000054259074
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 317 pages
Isbn
9781846145445
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014432859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)902998736
Label
The Italians, John Hooper
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-[296]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000054259074
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 317 pages
Isbn
9781846145445
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014432859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)902998736

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