Essays Tagged: "Genoa"

Essay regarding the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, from birth to death.

accio, Corsica. The year before his birth, France had bought Corsica from the Italian city-state of Genoa. Napoleon was the fourth child and second son of Carlo and Letizia Ramolino Buonaparte (later ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Black Death: The Darkest Period of European History.

rope. In October of 1347, at the port of Messina, in Sicily, Italy, a fleet of twelve Genoese (from Genoa, Italy) merchant ships arrived in the port. On one of the ships, the whole crew of seventeen, ...

(7 pages) 138 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Simple Travel To Europe.

rent and speeds and distances are measured in kilometers. You can take an overnight ferry ride from Genoa, Italy to Sardinia, Italy and then to Rome. The ferries are inexpensive and can carry your veh ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Levi Strauss

ill hoping to make money, Strauss began peddling man's pants made from a light cotton imported from Genoa, Italy. People called these pants "Genovese" which later was shortened to jeans. These pants l ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Christopher Columbus

In 1451, a boy named Christopher Columbus (See Appendix A), who was born in Genoa, became a sailor and discoverer of a new continent. He spoke Castilian with a little Portugues ...

(9 pages) 176 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Christopher Columbus

born between August and the end of October of the year 1451. His birthplace was an ancient city of Genoa. His father and grandfather were both woolen weavers who moved from town to town of the Genoes ... es him saying, "Because from it I came and in it I was born." It also states that he would refer to Genoa as the "noble and powerful city by the sea". No one questioned his originality for three centu ...

(9 pages) 98 1 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Cindy Sherman frames analysis

1981, Sherman had her first one-person exhibition, which made rounds through New York, Chicago and Genoa, Italy.Conceals her identity through her photography. Sometimes she acts as an omnipresent nar ...

(4 pages) 90 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"New World Beginnings"

slem infidel.By the time the strange-smelling goods reached the Italian merchants at Venice and Genoa, they were so costly that purchasers and profits alike were narrowly limited.European appe ...

(6 pages) 63 0 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Italians: looking at culture, fitness, and health.

women." (1995, p.96). Soccer first flourished through the industrial north, particularly in Turin, Genoa, and Milan. The British introduced the Italians to calcio(soccer in Italian) then the Italians ... Italian business man Edoar do Bosio, six years later the first official soccer team was founded in Genoa in 1893. Soccer is one of the greatest forces the Italians have. An Italian sociologist Franco ...

(7 pages) 48 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


The Renaissance began in northern Italy and then spread through Europe. Italian cities like Naples, Genoa, and Venice became centers of trade between Europe and the Middle East. Arab scholars kept the ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Very informational notes concerning the highs and lows of Napoleon Bonaparte

from the Italian mainland in the 16th century. The island had been transferred from the Republic of Genoa to France one year before Napoleon's birth. His christening name was Italian. It was spelled N ...

(12 pages) 52 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Describe the process of Italian unification in the 19th century

apoleonic Wars. The Kingdom of Sardinia recovered Piedmont (Piemonte), Nice, and Savoy and acquired Genoa.There were three major obstacles to unity at the time the congress took place, i.e. (a) the Au ...

(8 pages) 80 2 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Write a memoir as a migrant coming to Australia. Describe the varying experiences you had and the hardships you faced.

rgio and Isabella. I was born in Possagno, northern Italy in 1929.I spent my childhood there and in Genoa for the rest of my time in Italy. There was not much left for people in Italy after WWII, Aust ... hrough as new Australians and the contributions we have made to the country.On 25 May 1953, we left Genoa on a ship called Sydney. The trip was the toughest experience we went through. The conditions ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


ch for Backers 4) The first voyage 5) Colonisation 6) Consequences 1) Columbus was probably born in Genoa in 1451. Genoa was then a powerful city with commercial contacts to the trading cities of Spai ... mportant, and often the only source for much of Columbus's life.His father had a weaving factory in Genoa and traded with clients in the Mediterranean region. Columbus joined him on his business trips ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Christopher Columbus

sfully land on the continent of America. Columbus or Cristoforo Colombo was born September 1451, in Genoa, Italy. Columbus was the oldest son of Domenico Colombo. He was a small-scale merchant. His mo ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers


her bedroom, where, not only on that occasion, but on many others before her husband's return from Genoa, she placed her person freely at his disposal." (554) This suggests repeated sexual misconduct ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Mary Celeste Mystery - Arguments on one of the most plausible theories.

uilt in 1860 which was found discarded in a pristine condition in 1872 on a voyage from New York to Genoa by the crew of “Dei Gratia”. Hence, many theories came up and some could sound a bit ... tilation; and thirdly, since the vessel had started off in New York and supposed to be ending up in Genoa, it was possible that the alternation of the comparatively cool climate of New York to the war ...

(3 pages) 22 1 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Business Proposal Project and Macroeconomic Policy and Implications

irements. Several of the doctors have spent time in Italy, had developed a fondness for the city of Genoa.A closer look at the pros and cons of doing business in a foreign country brought about a desi ... g individuals working at any time. To meet this requirement, half of the staff hired will come from Genoa, Italy or the surrounding areas. The other half of the staff will relocate from the United Sta ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers