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As the Romans Do: The Delights, Dramas, And Daily Diversions Of Life In The Eternal City

Epstein, Alan

Verlag: William Morrow, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2000
ISBN 10: 0688172725 / ISBN 13: 9780688172725
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Titel: As the Romans Do: The Delights, Dramas, And ...

Verlag: William Morrow, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Erscheinungsdatum: 2000

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine

Auflage: First Edition.


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A celebration of the character and style of one of the world's most spectacular cities! This vibrant insider's view of the most mature city on earth is the perfect companion for anyone who loves anything Italian. In 1995, after a twenty-year love affair with Italy, Alan Epstein fulfilled his dream to live in Rome. In As the Romans Do, he celebrates the spirit of this stylish, dramatic, ancient city that formed the hub of a far-flung empire and introduced the Mediterranean culture to the rest of the world. He also reveals today's Roman men and women in all their appealing contradictions: their gregarious caffe culture; inborn artistic flair; passionate appreciation of good food; instinctive mistrust of technology; showy sex appeal; ingrained charm and expressiveness; surprisingly unusual attitudes toward marriage and religion; and much, much more.


Vom Verlag: As over seven million Americans pack their bags for Jubilee 2000 in Rome, travel aficianado Alan Epstein offers the perfect touring companion. As the Romans Do is a behind-the-scenes journey through present-day Rome. It goes beyond the familiar tourist attractions and shines a probing light on the often hidden corners of the city and its environs. As the Romans Do amplifies on any traveler's experience of Rome, as people, places, activities, customs, and the habits of the Romans are woven into the various episodes that comprise the deep impression that the city has made on this American writer and his family. The interplay of the old and the new, the ancient and the modern, the expected and the startling, told with humor, insight and a fresh perspective, is the subject of As the Romans Do. The book highlights these characteristics as they are expressed in everyday life -- in the way people talk; the near obsessive relationship they have with eating well; the things that are important to them; the crucial role played by family, friends, and community; the importance of pleasure, la bella figura, and children; and their unparalleled social adeptness and hospitality. The book takes place in the locations where Romans congregate -- in eating establishments, markets, stores, homes and piazzas; in conversations, at meals, on the street, and in the sites where they go for outings in the country and holiday vacations. It captures the maddening, sensual, intimate nature of life in the city, how the close physical space and the continuing influence of tradition create the necessity for interactions to be carried out personally rather than anonymously.

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