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From Pompeii

The Afterlife of a Roman Town

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ISBN 9780674088092

Publication Date: 11/16/2015


352 pages

40 halftones, 1 map

Belknap Press


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  • Introduction: Naples, 1962
  • 1. Pompeii, May 2013
  • 2. The Blood of San Gennaro and the Eruption of Vesuvius
  • 3. Before Pompeii: Kircher and Holste
  • 4. Mr. Freeman Goes to Herculaneum
  • 5. The Rediscovery of Pompeii
  • 6. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 7. Further Excavations
  • 8. Karl Bryullov
  • 9. Railway Tourism
  • 10. Charles Dickens and Mark Twain
  • 11. Giuseppe Fiorelli, the “Pope” of Pompeii
  • 12. Bartolo Longo
  • 13. The Social Role of Tourist Cameos
  • 14. Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  • 15. The Legacy of August Mau
  • 16. Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan
  • 17. Don Amedeo Maiuri
  • 18. Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman
  • 19. Autobus Gran Turismo
  • Coda: Atomic Pizza
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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