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Myth, history and counter-history of the creation of an Italian national market

by Maria Stella Chiaruttini (European University Institute)

Risorgimento history and mythology have, from the very beginning, been a cornerstone of Italian nation building and are still informing public rhetoric and education. 864 altre parole

Financial History

Il gattopardo will turn 60

As part of a week of events marking the 60th anniversary of the publication of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s Il gattopardo (1958, The Leopard 1960) a symposium, … 206 altre parole

Culture And Society

'Viva VERDI' - Verdi and the Italian Risorgimento

The Teatro alla Scala – or La Scala – in Milan, is widely considered to be the most prestigious opera house in the world. Over the 239 years of its history, La Scala has hosted the premieres of many famous operas. 768 altre parole


Annals of Universal Statistics

When visiting the highly interesting Museo del Risorgimento in Milano last week, I came across the following item:stating that some Italian intellectuals started publishing the… 43 altre parole


The Perfect Anthem

There is one thing that characterizes Italian summers more than the heat, that this year, let me tell you, has reached unimaginable, long-lasting pitches:  the broadcasting of Empress Sissi’s saga on tv. 967 altre parole

History And Society

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Marble walls, boasting opulent showcases intercalated with ornate caryatids, rise majestically towards staggering heights. With grace and confidence, an iron-framed, translucent quilt of intricate stain glass panels dome over the walkways of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. 710 altre parole


Vi racconto la leggenda dei Mille, di Garibaldi (e riunificazione)

di Enzo Terzi

Assunto che il mese di maggio per la storia italiana è mese particolare di celebrazioni, tra tutte quella celeberrima del 24, data di entrata in guerra, nel 1915… 2.484 altre parole