There was no Italy in 1860 or for centuries before that. Pieces and principalities controlled by different powers existed, to be sure. Among these was the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in the south, comprised of Sicily and Naples and ruled by a Bourbon king under thrall to Austria. 1.269 altre parole
Tag » Risorgimento
by Roger Vicquéry (London School of Economics)
Is the euro area sustainable in its current membership form? My research provides new lessons from past examples of monetary integration, looking at the monetary unification of Italy and Germany in the second half of the nineteenth century. 626 altre parole
“It would take Gentile to rebuild Italy” outlines Gentile’s thought, and place in Italian intellectual history. Like Mazzini, Gentile understood nationalism in the sense, that it was a faith and a spiritual philosophy for unifying the people of a nation, which has its destiny. 1.648 altre parole
Each one of the card-players could have told us how to get to Via Garibaldi in their village. I am afraid that asked about Domenico Lopresti maybe a few of them would have answered that Domenico had a shop in Palmi where he sold fruit and vegetables. 295 altre parole
We have a chat with Italian teacher and history enthusiast Daniela Pellacani from Carpi on one of the heroes of the Risorgimento, Ciro Menotti.