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Reclaiming Fascism, Housing the Nation

Pamela Ballinger

in The World Refugees Made: Decolonization and the Foundation of Postwar Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747588
eISBN:
9781501747601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747588.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter assesses how the efforts by the Italian state at certain moments to slow processes of repatriation by requiring guarantees of work and housing proved merely stopgap measures. Despite ... More


Italian Americans, Consumerism, and the Cold War in Transnational Perspective

Danielle Battisti

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0009
Subject:
History, Economic History

The chapter shows that the appreciation of so many Italian Americans for the material rewards that American liberalism had delivered to them was used as a transnational Cold War weapon—a means to ... More


Mazzini and Spain, 1820–72

Guy Thomson

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264317
eISBN:
9780191734472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264317.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Italian factor in Spanish politics between the ‘liberal triennium’ (1820–3), when Mazzini first showed an interest in Spain, and his death in 1872. The first part looks at ... More


Conclusion: “We Will Return”

Pamela Ballinger

in The World Refugees Made: Decolonization and the Foundation of Postwar Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747588
eISBN:
9781501747601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747588.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This concluding chapter explains that despite Italy's spectacular postwar economic growth, Italian officials repeatedly invoked the twin specters of Italian surplus population and the pressing needs ... More


Colonial Refuge in the Metropolitan Eye

Caroline Shaw

in Britannia's Embrace: Modern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190200985
eISBN:
9780190201012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200985.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter highlights the challenges of providing refuge across the Empire. Following the cases of Italian refugees on British Malta and the extradition proceedings against American fugitive slave ... More


The Making of a Legend

Francesca Trivellato

in The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691178592
eISBN:
9780691185378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178592.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter discusses Étienne Cleirac's commentary on the first article of the Guidon de la mer (The Standard of the Sea). In brief, he says that the Jews expelled from France invented marine ... More


The Plague Spreads to Austria and Italy

Roger H. Stuewer

in The Age of Innocence: Nuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827870
eISBN:
9780191866586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827870.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Hitler annexed Austria to Germany on March 15, 1938. Erwin Schrödinger, in Graz, soon regretted having applauded this and fled to Dublin. Stefan Meyer pre-emptively resigned his professorship in ... More


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