Essays Tagged: "Italian"

'Describe the challenges facing the Liberal Regime in Italy Between 1870-1915' This essay is about the the challenges that the Liberal Regime faced in Italy between 1870-1915.

government rather than Aristocracies and Monarchy".In 1870 the unification of Italy led to the new Italian state becoming a Constitutional Monarchy. The meaning of the constitutional monarchy was tha ... cing the liberal regime were mostly political and economical.The liberal leaders felt that ordinary Italians lacked any sense of nationalism.Only 50% of adult male had the vote but many refused, this ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Corporate Society of Medieval Life. Question: Medieval people saw themselves as a part of corporate society. Explain how they differed from Renaissance men and women.

the feudal society was distributed defectively.The Renaissance was characterized by awareness among Italians that they were living in a new era. The Renaissance manifested itself in a new attitude tow ... Greece as well as the attempt to revive antique life styles and a new secular spirit. Subsequently, Italians were aware of their singularity and were unafraid to be unlike their neighbors."Individuali ...

(1 pages) 81 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Homeland" by Anna Maria Dell'oso

ugh her use of symbolism and sharp and often humourous contrast. It is about her search to find her Italian identity, while at the same time her mother loses some of her Italian identity because of ch ... ntrast, the composer is gradually finding her sense of identity, while her mother realises that her Italian identity has changed over time, finally coming to terms with it in the final letter excerpt; ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Benito Mussolini and the rise of fascism.

cal party believed in ruling Italy using a system of extreme right-wing dictatorial government. The Italian people were annoyed with the current government so it was a good time for Mussolini to promo ... nds of soldiers and the country was heavily in debt. Britain and France promised extra land for the Italian government during the war but when World War 1 ended this land was not given to them. The It ...

(4 pages) 96 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

History on the mafia.

ave managed to rule the big city streets while at the same time still adhering to their traditional Italian values.The significance of this study aims to look at the Mafia and their history from their ... igrants from a single European nation from 1820-1930. There were an estimated number of 4.7 million Italians who emigrated to find work. Of the 4.7 million Italians, 2.1 million came from the southern ...

(14 pages) 151 2 2.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Italian Cuisine.

Italian CuisineThe most noticeable thing about Italian cooking is the amount of variation that exist ... what the country can produce has shaped a diet popular for centuries, particularly with the poorer Italian people, and is called la cucina povera. This "poor people's food" is being touted as the mod ... ted as the model around to which we all should restructure our eating habits.The staple foods of an Italian diet are pasta, cheese, olive oil and wine but generally, Italian cuisine is a combination o ...

(3 pages) 95 2 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An Essay Examining the Oriental Nature of the voyage in Rossellini's Journey to Italy (1953)

and volatile entity. In an orientalist manner, Rossellini creates an intricate contrast between the Italians, and their way of living--'dolce far niente'--, with the dysfunctional marriage of the ster ... ct, profoundly feminine in conflict with the ordered, über-civilized visitors' masculinity.The Italian society is shown frequently as 'backward' and less civilized when compared to the cultural p ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

"Farewell To Arms" by Ernest Hemingway.

g his love for a woman named Catherine.Henry was an American and volunteer ambulance driver for the Italian troops in World War I. When the Italians retreated, some of the enemy Germans dressed up as ... en the Italians retreated, some of the enemy Germans dressed up as Italians and retreated also. The Italians found out that this was happening so they started killing the officers that they thought we ...

(3 pages) 63 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Italian Immigrants and Sacco and Vanzetti Trial.

ringing with them, a bit of their cultures. One group of immigrants that settled in America was the Italians, bringing their food, dress, and dialect with them.In Italy, many Italians were locked into ... ly, many Italians were locked into a rigid class system that existed in much of Europe. Most of the Italians who came to America from Southern Italy came seeking the opportunity to own their own land ...

(12 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Academic Honors and Extracurricular Achievements for college application

the opportunity in my school environment to share this passion with my peers.My involvement in the Italian club has had the most meaning for me. I am passionate about this language, which I have been ... future agendas. I have organized cultural parties, compiled a cookbook with recipes for traditional Italian meals, coordinated fundraisers, and helped my advisor plan our school's exchange program to ...

(1 pages) 43 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Golden Door

he Second Wave of immigration.. Two particular ethnic groups that arrived in large numbers were the Italians and Jews. The promise of immediate employment, political and economic freedom lured these g ... e of immediate employment, political and economic freedom lured these groups to America. The Italians and Jews came to this country with little or no financial resources or assets. They came wi ...

(7 pages) 45 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Italian Fascism

e movement introduced by Benito Mussolini at the end of World War I. The name fascist came from the Italian word fascio, which refers to a "bundle" of stick bound to an axe that was an ancient symbol ... y and power. Fascism was a response to the economic hardships and the longing for renewal that many Italians shared.In October 1922, in the course of a "March on Rome", Mussolini was aked to form a ne ...

(1 pages) 375 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Immigration

nown immigration station in America, Ellis Island. I have decided to place my focus on one culture, Italians, because New York has recently boasted the largest population of Italians in America. New Y ... boasted the largest population of Italians in America. New York seems to be the place of choice for Italian immigrants to reside, with and over ninety seven percent of the new Italian population. Comi ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Italian History

Nicholas Kennedy History of the Americas How has Italian American Cuisine Become Different than Italian Cuisine? There has always be ... erent than Italian Cuisine? There has always been a very strong connection between Italians and food. If there is one thing that connects Italians all over the world it is the love of ... there is one thing that connects Italians all over the world it is the love of their food. Food in Italian families is used to celebrate special occasions and honor special guests. And still today Am ...

(6 pages) 20 0 4.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Italian History

How has Italian American Cuisine Become Different than Italian Cuisine? There has always be ... erent than Italian Cuisine? There has always been a very strong connection between Italians and food. If there is one thing that connects Italians all over the world it is the love of ... there is one thing that connects Italians all over the world it is the love of their food. Food in Italian families is used to celebrate special occasions and honor special guests. And still today Am ...

(6 pages) 18 0 3.7 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Italian Immigration

Between 1880 and 1920, four million Italian immigrants traversed the Atlantic to the United States. More Italian?s have migrated to the ... lantic to the United States. More Italian?s have migrated to the US then any other Europeans. These Italians came in search of the "American Dream." They were seeking a life that they could never have ... n Italy. Poverty, overpopulation, and natural disaster were all problems in Italy. This resulted in Italians seeking out employment in America to save their families from poverty.In the early 1900?s I ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Italian Facism

Italian Fascism "Everything for the state, nothing outside of the state, nothing above the state!" ... he political and economic problems within the country, war veterans and a plethora of other unhappy Italians banded with Benito Mussolini to establish Italian fascism in Milan on March 23, 1919 (Jazwi ... sh Italian fascism in Milan on March 23, 1919 (Jazwinski 1). The term fascist comes from the Italian word 'fascio' which is derived from the Latin word 'fasces'. 'Fasces' referred to the bundle ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Italian Facism

Italian Fascism "Everything for the state, nothing outside of the state, nothing above the state!" ... he political and economic problems within the country, war veterans and a plethora of other unhappy Italians banded with Benito Mussolini to establish Italian fascism in Milan on March 23, 1919 (Jazwi ... sh Italian fascism in Milan on March 23, 1919 (Jazwinski 1). The term fascist comes from the Italian word 'fascio' which is derived from the Latin word 'fasces'. 'Fasces' referred to the bundle ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Ethnic Groups (A Personal Reflection)

I come from a very diverse background, Italian, Polish, German, Russian, Redneck, American Indian. I?m basically a mutt. However, I will fo ... lish, German, Russian, Redneck, American Indian. I?m basically a mutt. However, I will focus on the Italian background of my family, for the sake of this assignment.In the early 1800?s, there were not ... kground of my family, for the sake of this assignment.In the early 1800?s, there were not very many Italians immigrating to the United States, but at the same time Italy was becoming very overcrowded ...

(5 pages) 106 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How accurate is the claim that the effects of WWI were the most important reason for the rise of totalitarian governments in Italy during the period to 1939?

The rise of totalitarian governments in Italy became a decisive issue in the history of Italian politics. Many historians believe that the effects of the First World War were the most impo ... y were in power rather than helping to eradicate the social and economic and social problems of the Italians. Consequently, by 1914 Italy remained a poor and backward country. Additionally, industrial ... ty of farm labourers were landless and often unemployed. Thus, around the time of imperialism, many Italians were forced to emigrate abroad. Italy tried to gain international prestige by acquiring ove ...

(5 pages) 2165 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History