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The Republic of Venice: De magistratibus et republica Venetorum

Gasparo Contarini

At a time when social scientists are increasingly focusing on the reasons why nations fail and democracies die, Filippo Sabetti turns to the opposite argument, asking instead why institutions endure. To do so, he presents Gasparo Contarini’s sixteenth-century account of…

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Journey to Italy

Donatien Alphonse Fran├žois de Sade

Translation, introduction, and notes by James A. Steintrager

In 1775, the young Count de Sade was on the run. He had briefly fled to Italy before to escape punishment for his libertine adventures. Most notably, he had been convicted for…

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General Editors

Luigi Ballerini
Massimo Ciavolella


ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Gianluca Rizzo

Honorary Chairs

Ambassador Gianfraco
Facco Bonetti

Honorable Anthony J. Scirica

Dott. Ing. Berardo Paradiso

Advisory Board

Remo Bodei
Università di Pisa

Lina Bolzoni
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

Francesco Bruni
Universit` Ca' Foscari di Venezia

Franca D'Agostini
Università degli studi di Milano

Cesare De Michelis
Università di Padova

Giorgio Ficara
Università di Torino

Giuseppe Mazzotta
Yale University

Nicoletta Pireddu
Georgetown University

Gilberto Pizzamiglio
Università di Venezia

Margaret Rosenthanl
University of Southern California

John Scott
University of Western Austrlia

Elissa Weaver
University of Chicago



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