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die Geschichte der Evangelischen Allianz im Zeitalter des Liberalismus (1846-1879)

Author: Gerhard Lindemann

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3825889203

Category: Ecumenical movement

Page: 1060

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Voicing Gender

Castrati, Travesti, and the Second Woman in Early-nineteenth-century Italian Opera

Author: Naomi Adele André

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253346445

Category: Music

Page: 230

View: 1892

Documents the changes in approaches to gender in opera in the early 19th century.

The Italian Risorgimento

Author: Martin Clark

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: 9780582003538

Category: History

Page: 144

View: 3065

This excellent engrossing short study gets a much needed update in the guise of a newSeminar Study in History. Losing none of its original charm, Clark's introduction to the Risorgimento is now supplemented with primary source material and maps. Clark's excellent introduction to the Risorgimento gets an update in the new Seminar Studies format Covers in detail the social, economic and religious contexts Contains a glossary of terms, primary source material, and maps

Access to History: The Unification of Italy 1789-1896 Fourth Edition

Author: Robert Pearce,Andrina Stiles

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471838609

Category: Study Aids

Page: 168

View: 3449

Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR & WJEC Level: A-level Subject: History First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt This title is suitable for a variety of courses including: - Edexcel: The Unification of Italy, c1830-70 - OCR: Italy and Unification 1789-1896

Britain, Ireland and the Italian Risorgimento

Author: N. Carter

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137297727

Category: History

Page: 233

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This book offers a unique and fascinating examination of British and Irish responses to Italian independence and unification in the mid-nineteenth century. Chapters explore the interplay of religion, politics, exile, feminism, colonialism and romanticism in fuelling impassioned debates on the 'Italian question' on both sides of the Irish Sea.

Handbook for history teachers

Author: W. H. Burston,Cyril Wallington Green,University of London. Institute of Education

Publisher: N.A


Category: History

Page: 716

View: 3923


Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Herrschaft ohne Integration?

Rom und Italien in Republikanischer Zeit

Author: Martin Jehne,Rene Pfeilschifter

Publisher: Verlag Antike

ISBN: 3938032111

Category: History

Page: 335

View: 7270

Papers presented at an international conference held in October 2004 in Dresden, Germany.

The Risorgimento Revisited

Nationalism and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Italy

Author: Silvana Patriarca,Lucy Riall

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0230248004

Category: History

Page: 303

View: 3764

What was the appeal and the tropes of national-patriotic discourse in nineteenth-century Italy? How did Romanticism intersect with nationalist politics? Why did a young man or woman become a patriot, join a nationalist movement and, if necessary, fight and die for the cause? By addressing these and other questions, the innovative essays of this collection provide fresh and topical perspectives on a central period in modern Italian history. Beside confronting the narrative of 'Risorgimento', its gendered tropes, and the actual experiences of men and women, the authors approach neglected areas of investigation on the Risorgimento - from the relationship between religion and the nation to the connections with the issue of empire and the aspirations of other peoples in the Mediterranean region. An important contribution to our understanding of Italian and more generally European nationalism, this volume also enlightens current discussions about the role of patriotism and the nature of nationalism in present-day Italy.

The Oxford Handbook of the Italian Economy Since Unification

Author: Gianni Toniolo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199936706

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

View: 9373

This Oxford Handbook provides a fresh overall view and interpretation of the modern economic growth of one of the largest European countries, whose economic history is less known internationally than that of other comparably large and successful economies. It will provide, for the first time, a comprehensive, quantitative "new economic history" of Italy. The handbook offers an interpretation of the main successes and failures of the Italian economy at a macro level, the research--conducted by a large international team of scholars --contains entirely new quantitative results and interpretations, spanning the entire 150-year period since the unification of Italy, on a large number of issues. By providing a comprehensive view of the successes and failures of Italian firms, workers, and policy makers in responding to the challenges of the international business cycle, the book crucially shapes relevant questions on the reasons for the current unsatisfactory response of the Italian economy to the ongoing "second globalization." Most chapters of the handbook are co-authored by both an Italian and a foreign scholar.

Term paper resource guide to nineteenth-century world history

Author: William Thomas Walker

Publisher: Greenwood Press

ISBN: 9780313354045

Category: History

Page: 397

View: 3638

With this guide, major help for nineteenth-century World History term papers has arrived to enrich and stimulate students in challenging and enjoyable ways.

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 1748


Croce, Gramsci, Bobbio and the Italian Political Tradition

Author: Richard Bellamy

Publisher: ECPR Press

ISBN: 1907301992

Category: Political Science

Page: 340

View: 7519

This book gathers together fifteen classic essays by leading scholar Richard Bellamy, tracing the history of Italian political thought from Beccaria to Bobbio. Written over the past 25 years, they constitute the first account in English of the modern Italian political tradition. The author pays special attention to the different ways Italian theorists have linked politics and ethics, and their various conceptions of the state and of democracy. The resulting variations on Machiavellian themes gave rise to distinctively Italian understandings of Liberalism, Marxism, Fascism and Socialism, which were all associated with a peculiarly realist account of democracy. Among the thinkers discussed are Cesare Beccaria, Antonio Genovesi, Giuseppe Mazzini, Benedetto Croce, Giovanni Gentile, Antonio Gramsci, Vilfredo Pareto, Gaetano Mosca and Norberto Bobbio. ‘In advancing the tantalising claims that the Italians invented modern politics as well as one of the most important political traditions we have for understanding it, this book is sure to entice and provoke. Richard Bellamy shows how the diverse titular thinkers thought through problems of force and consent, morality and utility, mass movements and democracy, the social role of critical intellectuals, and the critical and utopian dimensions of liberalism and socialism. An important book by one of our most sophisticated observers of contemporary politics.’ Walter L Adamson Dobbs Professor of History, Emory University ‘This is a brilliant and much-needed book on the history of political ideas in modern Italy. An excellent text both for students of Italy’s political thought, and for scholars of democratic theory.’ Nadia Urbinati Kyriakos Tsakopoulos Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies, Columbia University ‘Admirably combining conceptual and historical analysis, these essays offer imaginative interpretations of important Italian thinkers, and remind us that Bellamy’s world-class contribution in this field has been inspired by his sustained engagement with the premises and principles of liberalism. While specialists in Italian thought will be grateful to ECPR Press for gathering these essays in a single volume, Bellamy’s clear, elegant arguments will interest all students of political theory.’ Joseph V Femia Emeritus Professor of Political Theory, University of Liverpool

Historical Abstracts

Modern history abstracts, 1450-1914

Author: Eric H. Boehm

Publisher: N.A


Category: History, Modern

Page: N.A

View: 6577



the history of Italy from Napoleon to nation-state

Author: Lucy Riall

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: 9780230216709

Category: History

Page: 190

View: 9217

A provocative and readable examination of the Risorgimento and the Italian unification, incorporating the latest research.

History Today

Author: Peter Quennell

Publisher: N.A


Category: History

Page: N.A

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The Postmodern Challenge

Perspectives East and West

Author: Bo Stråth

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042007451

Category: Social Science

Page: 327

View: 8414

This volume is designed to bridge a gap in the current theoretical debate about the nature, scope and relevance of postmodern perspectives in the humanist and social sciences in Eastern and Western Europe. While the debate has been reasonably comprehensive and certainly abrasive in Western European and Anglophone countries, it has signally failed to incorporate the viewpoints of Eastern European scholars and intellectuals. Even the current appropriation of Mikhail Bakhtin as a prophet of the postmodern is, paradoxically, a monologic engagement with his thought rather than a dialogic encounter of cultures. Doubtless different historical experiences, ideology and social aspirations go some way to account for the weariness of Eastern Europe with postmodern challenge and its glad embrace by Western scholars. The volume comprises some fifteen essays by leading historians, literary theorists and social scientists from Western and Eastern Europe and America. It has a threefold aim: firstly, to illuminate the distinctiveness of current Western and Eastern European theorizing about history and society; secondly, to reveal points of tension and disagreement, and, finally, to open up a space for a meeting of seemingly incompatible worlds.