History of Le Marche

History of Le Marche

This recently published book (May 2016) is a must for the enthusiastic and inquisitive visitor of Le Marche:
“Le Marche. A History of Italy’s Hidden Gem” by dr. Hans Vogel.

This historical overview, written in an accessible style, shows you Le Marche from a different perspective. The unique landscapes, the cities and villages filled with art-treasures come to life in this book.

It is especially written for the curious and eager tourist, but also for the residents of Le Marche, and presents the history of Le Marche within the scope of Italian history.

The unique landscapes, the cities and villages filled with art-treasures come to life in this book.

The book also contains overviews of monuments and points of interest (by period). It will bring the past to life while you are exploring the region.

auteur Hans VogelAbout the writer
The writer, who is a resident of Le Marche, is historian (PhD,University of Florida), formerly teacher at the University of Leiden and currently Professor de Historia at the ESEADE in Buenos Aires.


Dr. Vogel published among others:

  • Geschiedenis van Latijns-Amerika (Utrecht: Spectrum, 1983, 6th edition 2002)
  • Duizend miljoen maal vervloekt land. De Hollandse Brigade in Spanje 1808-1813 (Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1991, co-author J.A. de Moor)
  • Een oorlogsman van dezen tijd en een beminnaar der sexe Autobiografy of Casimir Abraham, graaf van Schlippenbach, 1682-1755 (Amsterdam: Augustus, 2007, co-author Marjan Smits)
  • Toekomstland. Europeanen op reis in Argentinië tijdens de gouden jaren (1880-1930) (Amsterdam: Contact, 2010, co-author Marjan Smits)

Dr. Vogel also published in professional journals in the Netherlands, Argentina, USA and Germany. He also published in the NRC-Handelsblad and Nieuwe Revu. He is currently columnist for the pravda.ru and publishes regularly on the web.

Price of the book is € 18,00*
If you are interested in buying the book:

  • Please mail to hans@florfina.nl.
  • Mention your name, address and the number of copies wanted.
  • We will let you know the total amount (incl. the shipping costs).
  • After receiving the money the shipment will be executed.
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