Old Calabria

Old Calabria

Book - 2010
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Though steeped in a rich and ancient past, Calabria had been lost from view when Norman Douglas visited in the early 1900s. Within Douglas's vibrant account of his adventures is woven the rich history--from Greek settlers and Roman conquerors to the powerful Ndrangheta organized crime family--that has shaped the land, language, culture, and people of a place that Douglas grew to adore. Witty, erudite, and elegant, Old Calabria is a literary classic, acclaimed as much for its sparkling prose as for its exquisite portrait of Italy's most unpredictable and colorful province.

Publisher: London : Tauris Parke Paperbacks 2010.
ISBN: 9781848851139
1848851138
Characteristics: 356 p.

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