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  • The Cheese and the Worms
    The Cheese and the Worms (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Menocchio's 500-year-old challenge to authority remains evocative and vital today.

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  • Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method
    Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Was he influenced by the environment, he asks himself, and if so, how? Ginzburg uses his own experience to examine the elusive and constantly evolving nature of history and historical research.

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  • The Night Battles
    The Night Battles (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    In his new preface, Ginzburg reflects on the interplay of chance and discovery, as well as on the relationship between anomalous cases and historical generalizations.

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  • Threads and Traces
    Threads and Traces (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    What constitutes historical truth? How do we draw a boundary between truth and fiction? What is the relationship between history and memory? How do we grapple with the historical conventions that inform, in different ways, all written documents? This title looks at these questions raised by decades of post-structuralism.

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  • Fear, Reverence, Terror
    Fear, Reverence, Terror (English, Hardback) Carlo Ginzburg

    We are surrounded by images, fairly drowning in them. From our cell phones to our computers, from our televisions at home to the screens that light up while we wait in the grocery store checkout line, images of all kinds are seducing us, commanding us to buy!, scaring us, dazzling us....

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  • The Night Battles
    The Night Battles (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Based on research in the Inquisitorial archives, the book recounts the story of a peasant fertility cult centred on the benandanti. These men and women regarded themselves as professional anti-witches, who (in dream-like states) apparently fought ritual battles against witches and wizards, to protect their villages and harvests. If they won, the harvest would be good, if they lost, there would be...

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  • Faden und Fährten
    Faden und Fährten (German, Hardback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Endet die historische Wahrheit, wo die Erfindung beginnt? Der Spurensicherer Carlo Ginzburg präsentiert die Bilanz seines Historikerlebens - und gewährt neue Einblicke in die schier unendliche Fülle seiner Themen und Gedanken.

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  • Threads and Traces
    Threads and Traces (English, Hardback) Carlo Ginzburg

    A collection that takes a stand against naive positivism and allegedly sophisticated neo-skepticism. It looks into questions raised by decades of post-structuralism: What constitutes historical truth? How do we draw a boundary between truth and fiction? And what is the relationship between history and memory?

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  • Spurensicherung
    Spurensicherung (German, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

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  • The Night Battles
    The Night Battles (English, Hardback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Based on research in the Inquisitorial archives, the book recounts the story of a peasant fertility cult centred on the benandanti. These men and women regarded themselves as professional anti-witches, who (in dream-like states) apparently fought ritual battles against witches and wizards, to protect their villages and harvests. If they won, the harvest would be good, if they lost, there would be...

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  • Der Käse und die Würmer
    Der Käse und die Würmer (German, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Carlo Ginzburg rückt hier erstmals die Mentalität und das Weltbild eines Individuums ins Zentrum. Ein zentrales Buch der neueren Geschichtsschreibung. Das Buch erzählt die Geschichte des Müllers Menocchio, der 1584 vor der Inquisition bekennt: "Ich habe gesagt, daß, was meine Gedanken und meinen Glauben anlanget, alles ein Chaos war, nämlich Erd', Luft, Wasser und Feuer durcheinander. Und...

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  • Ecstasies
    Ecstasies (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Weaving early accounts of witchcraft--trial records, ecclesiastical tracts, folklore, and popular iconography--into new and startling patterns, Carlo Ginzburg presents in Ecstasies compelling evidence of a hidden shamanistic culture that flourished across Europe and in England for thousands of years.

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  • The Judge and the Historian
    The Judge and the Historian (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Historian Carlo Ginzburg here draws on his work on witchcraft trials in the 16th and 17th centuries to dissect the weaknesses and contradictions of the state's case in the late-20th century political show trial of Italian communists, Continua, Sofri, Bompressi and Piotresetafani.

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  • The Enigma of Piero
    The Enigma of Piero (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Carlo Ginzburg builds up a portrait of Piero della Francesca's patrons and explains the contemporary intrigues resonant in his paintings. This edition includes additional material dealing with the work of Roberto Longhi, the dating of the Arezzo Cycle and the rediscovery of della Francesca.

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  • Wooden Eyes
    Wooden Eyes (English, Hardback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Ginzburg addresses the question: "What is the exact distance that permits us to see things as they are?" He reflects on themes of feeling astray, of familiarization and defamiliarization, going on to consider the concepts of perspective, representation, imagery, and myth, and the recurring issue of the opposition between Jews and Christians.

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  • No Island Is an Island
    No Island Is an Island (English, Hardback) Carlo Ginzburg

    A world-renowned historian presents a series of four brilliant forays into English literature, from Sir Thomas More to Robert Louis Stevenson.

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  • History, Rhetoric, and Proof
    History, Rhetoric, and Proof (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    One of the world's leading historians delivers a pathbreaking analysis of truth and rhetoric in the writing of history.

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  • Holzaugen
    Holzaugen (German, Hardback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Was ist uns fremd, was nahe? In seinem Buch führt Carlo Ginzburg den Leser in ein weit angelegtes Wissenslabyrinth eigener und fremder Kulturen. ...

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  • The Cheese and the Worms
    The Cheese and the Worms (English, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    A survey of popular culture in 16th century Italy.

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  • The Night Battles
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