Ginzburg, Carlo

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GINZBURG, Carlo

GINZBURG, Carlo. Italian, b. 1939. Genres: History. Career: University of Rome, Rome, Italy, assistant in modern Italian history, during the 1960s; University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, professor of modern history, 1970-; University of California, Los Angeles, professor of Italian Renaissance studies. Visiting fellow at Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence; the Warburg Institute in London, 1964; the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, 1975 and 1986; and Yale University, 1983. Visiting professor at Princeton University, 1973. Publications: I benandanti: Stregoneria e culti agrari tra cinquecento e seicento, 1966, trans by J. and A. Tedeschi as The Night Battles: Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, 1983; Il nicodemismo: Simulazione e dissimulazione religiosa nell'Europa del '500, 1970; (with A. Prosperi) Giochi di pazienza: Un seminario sul Beneficio di Cristo, 1975; Il formaggio e i vermi: Il cosmo di un mugnaio del '500, 1976, trans by J. and A. Tedeschi published as The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller, 1980; Indagini su Piero: Il Battesimo, il Ciclo di Arezzo, la Flagellazione di Urbino, 1982, trans by M. Ryle and K. Soper as The Enigma of Piero, Piero della Francesca: The Baptism, the Arezzo Cylce, the Flagellation, 1985; Miti, emblemi, spie: Morfologia e storia, 1986, trans by J. and A. Tedeschi as Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method, 1989, in UK as Myths, Emblems, Clues, 1990; Storia notturna: Una decifrazione del sabba, 1989, trans by R. Rosenthal as Ecstacies: Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath, 1991; Il giudice e lo storico: Considerazioni in margine al processo Sofri, 1991. Address: Dept of History, 6265 Bunche Hall Box 951473, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1473, U.S.A.

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