Deimling, Barbara; Nelson, Jonathan K.; Radke, Gary M. Italian Art, Society, and Politics: A Festschrift for Rab Hatfield (Villa Rossa). Florence, Italy: Syracuse University Press, 2007. First Edition. ISBN: 9788895250021. 
New book, xii., 263 pp. New. Paperback.
This engaging collection of fifteen essays offers new perspectives on a wide range of subjects in Italian art history, architecture, history, and urban studies. Topics range from eleventh-century urbanism in Florence and northern influences on Lombard painting to the rewriting of history in the nascent Italian state.
The contributors are former students of Syracuse Universitys Florence Graduate Program in Renaissance Art.
The volume is dedicated to Professor Rab Hatfield, a renowned teacher and scholar in Italian Renaissance studies. He has taught at Syracuse University in Florence since 1971.