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Thomas Earle of Leghorn

Peter Earle

in The Earles of Liverpool: A Georgian Merchant Dynasty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381731
eISBN:
9781781382301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Thomas, the second of John Earle’s sons, specialized in trade with Italy. He spoke the language fluently and acquired his initial capital by acting as agent in Livorno (Leghorn) for a famous ... More


Deys, Beys and Bashaws, 1800–1830

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0041
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The battle of Trafalgar left the Mediterranean open to British shipping, but Great Britain had not yet gained incontestable mastery over the sealanes. The ... More


A Tale of Four and a Half Cities, 1900–1950

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0046
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

From a Mediterranean perspective, the First World War was only part of a sequence of crises that marked the death throes of the Ottoman Empire: the loss of ... More


Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform

Francesca Bregoli

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804786508
eISBN:
9780804791595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book offers a new take on the engagement of Jews with outside culture and the interplay of the Jewish community with the reforming state through a study of the Jews (nazione ebrea) of ... More


Agents of Philanthropy: Emissaries from the Holy Land and the Communities of the Diaspora

Matthias B. Lehmann

in Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The main protagonists of this book, the rabbinic emissaries dispatched from Palestine to raise funds for the Holy Land among the Jews of the diaspora, are the focus of this chapter. The chapter ... More


The Kadi of Malta

Joshua M. White

in Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter turns to the Ottoman victims of Catholic corsairs and pirates who were carried off to Malta and Livorno to be sold as slaves and/or held for ransom. It focuses on the Ottoman magistrates ... More


The Southern European and Mediterranean Trades

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores trade between Britain, Southern Europe, and the Mediterranean during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In detail, it examines Spanish and Portuguese shipping and the ... More


Relations between North America and the Italian Peninsula, 1763-1799: Tuscany, Genoa and Naples

Luca Codignola

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the late eighteenth century relationship between North America and the states of the Italian Peninsula, in attempt to challenge the notion of a homogenous Atlantic world. It ... More


Consuls and Consiglieri: United States Relations with the Italian States, 1790-1815

Anthony J. Antonucci

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter further explores the trade relationship between the United States and Italy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars by examining the role of American consuls in the complex web ... More


Americans in the Mediterranean in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries: Concluding Remarks

Elena Frangakis-Syrett

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter provides an overall conclusion to the findings of this volume. It reiterates that the combination of global economic growth and European military conflict opened up trade ... More


The Moroccan World of a Livornese Jew

Clémence Boulouque

in Another Modernity: Elia Benamozegh's Jewish Universalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503612006
eISBN:
9781503613119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503612006.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 1 explores how the fortunes of Livorno, Benamozegh’s place of birth and of lifelong residence, where his parents had settled after leaving Morocco, shaped his understanding of diversity, his ... More


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