Books by Carlo Ginzburg

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Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"His breadth is intimidating, his depth daunting, and his conclusions staggering. (26 plates)"
How far from an object or event do we need to be to see it clearly? In nine connected essays, noted Italian intellectual Ginzburg ponders the nexus between distance and vision and thus explores the relationship between the difficulties of objectivity and the confusions of subjectivity. Read full book review >