Emanuele was an Italian historian, professor and member of the military. After 8th September 1943, a Lieutenant of the Alpini, he was one of the Italian officials who refused to serve the new Nazi-fascist government and was imprisoned in concentration camps in Poland and Germany.

A historian, librarian for the Senate of the Italian republic, professor of history of the age of Enlightenment at the University of Rome, he dedicated his studies to the Republic of Rome. Constantly committed to human rights, he was one of the most authoritative representatives of Opera Nomadi.

His son is TG1 journalist, Paolo Giuntella. The collection also includes volumes belonging to his daughter, Maria Cristina Giuntella, who was also a 20th Century historian and who died at a young age.

The collection includes 5,439 SBN catalogued monographic publications.


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