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History was written nearly thirty years after Elsa Morante and Alberto Moravia spent a year in hiding among remote farming villages in the mountains south of Rome. There she witnessed the full impact of the war and first formed the ambition to write an account of what history - the great political events driven by men of power, wealth, and ambition - does when it reaches the realm of ordinary people struggling for life and bread. The central character in this powerful and unforgiving novel is Ida Mancuso, a schoolteacher ...

History 2000, Steerforth Press

ISBN-13: 9781586420048

2nd edition

Trade paperback

History 1984, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394724966

Aventura edition

Trade paperback

History 1983, Avon Books

ISBN-13: 9780380418893

Trade paperback

History 1977, Alfred A. Knopf

ISBN-13: 9780394498027

American edition