Southern Italy - Understand & Survival (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Southern Italy Today, History, Southern Way of Life, The Mafia, The Southern Table, Art & Architecture, Directory A-Z, Transport, Language and Glossary chapters from Lonely Planet's Southern Italy guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, food and arts to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on southern Italy's long and storied history
- background on the region's notorious Mafia
- insight into the local way of life and the southern soul
- full coverage for foodies
Coverage includes: Southern Italy Today, History: from prehistoric humans to modern politics, Southern Way of Life: Through Southern Eyes, Dreams & Diasporas, Emigration to Immigration and The North/South Divide, The Mafia: Origins, The Value of Vice and Backlash of the Brave, The Southern Table: The Simple Things, Regional Highlights, Southern Staples, Pasta: Fuel of the South, Eat Your Greens…Purples, Reds & Yellows and Off the Boat and The Vine Revival, Art & Architecture: Art, Classical Splendour, The Glitter of Byzantine, Giotto and the 'Rebirth' of Italian Art, Bad Boys and the Baroque, Directory A-Z, Transport, Language and Glossary.
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