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Of Nations and Scholars

Giovanna Ceserani

in Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter reconstructs the history of the study of Magna Graecia during the periods of heightened nationalism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. An analysis of the establishment ... More


The Making of Italy

Owen Chadwick

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

As the movement for Italian unification under the monarchy of Piedmont came to express the aspirations of nationalists and liberals throughout the peninsula, Pius IX showed that he wanted to part of ... More


The Prisoner of the Vatican

Owen Chadwick

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The taking of Rome by the Italian army in 1870 made the pope ’the prisoner of the Vatican’ a situation Pius IX preferred to live with rather than flee, and the new Italian authorities were careful to ... More


Introduction

Lucy Riall

in Sicily and the Unification of Italy: Liberal Policy and Local Power, 1859-1866

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206804
eISBN:
9780191677311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206804.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the impact of the unification of Italy on the rural communities of Sicily. This book examines the ungovernability of Sicily during the ... More


From Moderate Liberalism to Destra Storica: The Impact of Unification

Lucy Riall

in Sicily and the Unification of Italy: Liberal Policy and Local Power, 1859-1866

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206804
eISBN:
9780191677311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206804.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the impact of the unification on the transition of Sicily from moderate liberalism to Destra Storica. It suggests that this transition resulted from the failure of the liberal ... More


States of Insecurity

John A. Davis

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Revolutions of 1820-21 that ended the political dialogues that had started in the South in the time of Bourbon reformism and Enlightenment, gained new articulation during the short-lived Republic ... More


North and South

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Italian unification brought a series of disappointments, as reflected in the later life of Nino Bixio. These disappointments were felt most clearly in the South, where a series of military campaigns ... More


Sicily and the Unification of Italy: Liberal Policy and Local Power, 1859-1866

Lucy Riall

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206804
eISBN:
9780191677311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206804.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This is an in-depth analysis of the impact of Italian unification on the hitherto isolated communities of rural Sicily. Traditional explanations of Sicily's instability depict a society trapped by a ... More


Introduction

Axel Körner

in America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691164854
eISBN:
9781400887811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164854.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the extent to which the United States' political experience influenced the political thought and imagination of the Risorgimento during the period 1763–1865. Drawing on various ... More


Torments of Nationalism

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

With Tyrol thus relegated to a position of economic marginality and political irrelevance within the framework of the Habsburg Empire, external factors began to act on its internal constitution, ... More


Unveiling Modernity: Verdi’s America and the Unification of Italy

Axel Körner

in America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691164854
eISBN:
9781400887811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164854.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the creation of Giuseppe Verdi's American opera Un ballo in maschera, first performed around the time of Italy's Second War of Independence, in 1859. Un ballo in maschera was ... More


A War for Uncle Tom: Slavery and the American Civil War in Italy

Axel Körner

in America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691164854
eISBN:
9781400887811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164854.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Italian reception of Giuseppe Rota's ballet Bianchi e Neri (Whites and Blacks), an adaptation of Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. Bianchi e Neri, which ... More


Scholarship, Politics, and Jewish Identity in Italian Post-Unification Academia

Marco Di Giulio

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 1

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198779919
eISBN:
9780191825927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779919.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the rapid changes made to the institutions of higher education in Italy as result of the nation’s unification in the late 1850s. It also discusses the emergence of a ‘Jewish ... More


Italian Politics and Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture

Patricia Cove

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474447249
eISBN:
9781474464970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447249.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The nineteenth-century Italian Risorgimento, or ‘resurgence’, re-drew Europe’s map to create a new nation-state: Italy. Italian Politics and Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture argues ... More


Prologue: 1860

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The prologue describes the murderous revolt that broke out in Bronte in 1860 at the climax of Garibaldi's expedition to Sicily. The revolt provoked a brutal crackdown that was applauded at the time. ... More


Conclusions

Axel Körner

in America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691164854
eISBN:
9781400887811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164854.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book concludes with a discussion of the ways that America offered Italians an outlook on a wider range of possible futures, most of which were set in conditions that stood in stark contrast to ... More


Empire as Prelude

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/9781501747588.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the history of migration in Italy. Migration has preoccupied both the Italian state and students of Italy since Italian unification in 1861. From almost the beginning of its ... More


State Building by Means of Constitution in the Italian Constitutional Monarchy

Anna Gianna Manca

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

After some historical and methodological remarks on modern constitutions as anti-revolutionary devices (I), the author focuses at first on the anti-revolutionary aim intentionally subtended to the ... More


Viva l’Italia

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter offers a new interpretation of the revolt at Bronte and its repression. In early August 1860, the peasants of Bronte rebelled over the refusal of the town council to implement the land ... More


Peace, War and Party Politics: The Conservatives and Europe, 1846-59

Geoffrey Hicks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075957
eISBN:
9781781700785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075957.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines the mid-Victorian Conservative Party's significant but overlooked role in British foreign policy and in contemporary debate about Britain's relations with Europe. It considers the ... More


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