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History of Italian Law

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, and Francesco Parisi

Mauro Capelletti, John Henry Meryman, and Joseph M. Perillo (eds)

in The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter traces the history of Italian law from the Roman period through the beginning of the Italian Republic (1946). It explains the history of Italian law in relation to the cultural, ... More


The Prerequisites of Servitude

Maurizio Viroli

in The Liberty of Servants: Berlusconi's Italy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151823
eISBN:
9781400840274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151823.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on servitude. Although Italian history has had moments and examples of moral greatness and a sincere love of liberty, for many centuries it has been a history of servitude, ... More


Two Clashing Religions

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter recounts the history of the religion of liberty from the beginning of the fascist regime to the birth of the republic, and the stories of some of the men and women who believed in that ... More


“The Horseshoe Nail”: Structure and Contingency in Medieval and Renaissance Italy

Jeff Mielke

in Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241343
eISBN:
9780520930995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241343.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the role of contingency in Italian history. It also discusses the role of some major figures in Italy's religious and cultural life. How for instance, would the peninsula's ... More


Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays

Gene Brucker

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241343
eISBN:
9780520930995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241343.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book provides an overview of Italian history from the Black Death to the rise of the Medici in 1434 and beyond into the early modern period. The book explores those pivotal years in Florence and ... More


Marxism and Historiography: Perspectives on Roman History

Andrea Giardina

in Marxist History-writing for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264034
eISBN:
9780191734601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264034.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Marxism has slowly declined in recent literature on the economic and social history of the ancient world. If one happens to run into the name of Marx or the term Marxism, it is generally within the ... More


The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Montaneri, and Francesco Parisi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This is the second edition of Cappelletti, Merryman, and Perillo, The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, published by SUP in 1965. The book provides not merely an overview of Italian law but also ... More


Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

John A. Davis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book takes the southern Italian Kingdom of the Two Sicilies as the vantage point for a reconsideration of Italy's history in the age of Napoleon and the European revolutions. The book's central ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


Introduction

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter discusses the Tuscan city-state of Lucca in the 15th century. It sets out the purpose of the book, which is explore through the Lucchese case-study a range of issues which ... More


Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s

Simone Castaldi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737493
eISBN:
9781604737776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737493.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Exploring an overlooked era of Italian history roiled by domestic terrorism, political assassination, and student protests, this book shines a new light on what was a dark decade, but an unexpectedly ... More


The Polycentric Structure of Italian Historical Writing

Ilaria Porciani and Mauro Moretti

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on Benedetto Croce's history of 19th-century Italian historiography, which offers one of the most comprehensive overviews of Italian history that exists. Croce, who was ... More


Lucca 1430–1440: The Politics of Reconstruction

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The true dynamics behind the series of conflict situations that dominated Lucchese political life in the 1430s remain shadowy, as befits the succession of clandestine acts with which this chapter has ... More


Lucca 1440–1494: An Unquiet Stability

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the political history of Lucca, the years after 1440 were less spectacularly eventful than had been the first decade of restored republican liberty. Reflecting on the past two centuries, Nicolao ... More


Playing with history: Byron’s Italian dramas

Mirka Horová

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter concentrates on Byron’s dramatic representations of Italian history – Marino Faliero, The Two Foscari and The Deformed Transformed. It demonstrates the extent to which ‘play’ – in its ... More


Italian Cultural Nationalism

Catherine E. Paul

in Fascist Directive: Ezra Pound and Italian Cultural Nationalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781942954057
eISBN:
9781781384053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954057.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter frames the cultural nationalism that had been growing in Italy since the Risorgimento, but which had taken on great importance during the first decades of the twentieth century. Well ... More


Lucca 1430–1494: The Structure of Politics

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The political settlement of 1430 was to survive the ambitions of individual citizens. The conspiracies themselves, for the greater part, are worthy of study less for their significance as serious ... More


Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

M. E. Bratchel

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book provides a scholarly history of Lucca in the 15th century, from the overthrow of the Guinigi despotism to the beginning of the French invasion of Italy. Thoroughly grounded in the archives, ... More


Republics Protected by God

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the religious dimension of communes that emerged in northern and central Italy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries. The assemblies of citizens that gave birth to the ... More


Italian elites and the Centralization of Creditworthiness

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks at the political foundations of creditworthiness in the case of 19th century Italy. Here, just like in the United States, economic and political communities commanded strong, local ... More


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