Italian Ways On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

An Italian travelogue describes the trains that traverse the country, from the architecture of old train stations to the new high-speed railways, and portrays the author's memorable encounters along the way.

Italian Ways  On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

Italian Ways On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

An Italian travelogue describes the trains that traverse the country, from the architecture of old train stations to the new high-speed railways, and portrays the author's memorable encounters along the way.

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Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-05 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

An Italian travelogue describes the trains that traverse the country, from the architecture of old train stations to the new high-speed railways, and portrays the author's memorable encounters along the way.
The Myth of the Entrepreneurial State
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, Alberto Mingardi
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-16 - Publisher: American Institute for Economic Research

A common narrative of the post-World War II economists was that the State is indispensable for guiding investment and fostering innovation. They claimed that the wealth of the modern world is the result of past State guidance and that what is needed for future economic growth is more State guidance.
Pragmemes and Theories of Language Use
Language: en
Pages: 910
Authors: Keith Allan, Alessandro Capone, Istvan Kecskes
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-10 - Publisher: Springer

This volume offers recent developments in pragmatics and adjacent territories of investigation, including important new concepts such as the pragmatic act and the pragmeme, and combines developments in neighboring disciplines in an integrative holistic pragmatic approach. The young science of pragmatics has, from its inception, differentiated itself from neighboring fields
Mimi's Ghost
Language: en
Pages: 320
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Categories: Fiction
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The brilliant sequel to Juggling the Stars.
A Season with Verona
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Pages: 464
Authors: Tim Parks
Categories: Sports & Recreation
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Is Italy a united country, or a loose affiliation of warring states? Is Italian football (which we Americans know as “soccer”) a sport, or an ill-disguised protraction of ancient enmities? After twenty years in the bel paese, Tim Parks goes on the road to follow the fortunes of his hometown

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