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  Risorgimento. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Risorgimento was primarily a movement of the middle class and the nobility; since economic issues were virtually ignored, the peasantry remained indifferent to its ideals.
Sardinia assumed the leadership of the Risorgimento in 1848 when the Lombardo-Venetian kingdom rose against Austrian rule and King Charles Albert intervened in favor of the rebels.
The remaining territorial objectives of the Risorgimento were Venetia, still in Austria’s possession, and Rome and Latium, which the pope was able to retain because of French protection.
www.bartleby.com /65/ri/Risorgim.html   (805 words)

Risorgimento: Roots of the Risorgimento - Roots of the Risorgimento The Risorgimento's roots lie in 18th-century Italian culture in the works...
Italian literature: The Napoleonic Era and the Risorgimento - The Napoleonic Era and the Risorgimento The Napoleonic period was both classical and romantic.
Interpreting the Risorgimento: Blasetti's 1860 and the legacy of motherly love.(Alessandro Blasetti) (Italica)
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0841983.html   (234 words)

 Myth & Reality in the Risorgimento - Dr Bruce Haddock
In the case of dramatic events such as the Italian Risorgimento, where the semblance of a modern state was created out of disparate and unlikely materials in the course of a couple of decades, it is by no means clear what would be left after layers of political illusion had been peeled away.
Nor is it simply the case that the significance of what was happening at the time was contested by contemporaries; subsequent generations have sought to revise their views of what was at stake in the light both of their own experience and the availability of documentary evidence.
In effect, the history of the Risorgimento was rewritten by the victors in the 1860s, leaving controversial thinkers to be castigated or ignored.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~semp/mythreality.htm   (2692 words)

 Il Museo del Risorgimento
This monument-which was inaugurated in 1911-would have housed the Central Museum of the Risorgimento, destined to gather the testimonies of the political, economical, and social transformation of Italy during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
The gallery is divided into single sections pivoting on the major stages of the Risorgimento struggles: from the Restoration, which followed the fall of Napoleon, to 1848; from the Roman Republic set up in 1849 to the exploits of the Thousand (1860), to the rejoining of Rome to Italy (1870).
At the same time, along the gallery, a parallel and complementary route aims at illustrating particular historical "themes": the Civic Guard, the brigandage, the political satire, the historical depiction techniques during the 19th century (from drawings to photography), the relics, the Italian Flag, the coins and medals.
www.risorgimento.it /risorgimento/home_museo_eng.asp   (394 words)

 B&B RESIDENZA RISORGIMENTO - Rome | Traveleurope: Hotels in Italy with Online Reservation
Risorgimento Residence is perfect for your business meeting, for small groups, and large family.
The Risorgimento Residence also has a taxi shuttle at a special price, if the clients are in need of this service.
Monte Mario Room: room with panoramic view on Risorgimento Square, Via Ottaviano, Vatican Museum, the Roman Hills and on Monte Mario Hill where the roman weather observatory is. Risorgimento Room: room with panoramic view on Risorgimento square, via Ottaviano, one of the most beautiful streets in Rome, Vatican museum and roman hills.
www.traveleurope.it /see3.php?id=2857&lingua=eng   (370 words)

 Gabaccia and Ottanelli/Italian Workers of the World. Chapter 1
Most nationalists of the Risorgimento came from bourgeois backgrounds, although a large minority (about 15 percent) was made up of downwardly mobile sons of the lesser aristocracy or upwardly mobile sons of the petty merchants and artisans in the large cities.
Because the Risorgimento exiles were articulate and bourgeois, their political lives in Italy and abroad are easier to document than the lives of the radical activists of humbler origin during later mass migrations.
The long-term legacy of the Risorgimento was an Italian state without a secure or a united nation to support it and a worldwide scattering of Italian citizens uninterested in creating a coherent diaspora nationalism like that of Jews, Greeks, or Poles, with their clear focus on change in the homeland.
www.press.uillinois.edu /epub/books/gabaccia/ch1.html   (7998 words)

 The Rise and Fall of Mazzinian Nationalism on the Italian Peninsula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The irony inherent to the Italian Risorgimento is rarely unrecognized.
Still, Mazzini was among the most socially concerned of the Risorgimento, and tensions between him and socialist intellectuals had little effect his ability to act.
There was no one else within the Risorgimento "who spent all his intelligence, all his energies, his every breath for the cause of Italy and humanity" (Salvatorelli 98).
users.ox.ac.uk /~chri2057/z1999mazzini.htm   (4114 words)

 Risorgimento --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Risorgimento was an ideological and literary movement that helped to arouse the national consciousness of the Italian people, and it led to a series of political events that freed the Italian states from foreign domination and...
Italian patriot and soldier of the Risorgimento, a republican who, through his conquest of Sicily and Naples with his guerrilla Redshirts, contributed to the achievement of Italian unification under the royal House of Savoy.
With it grew the risorgimento, or movement for political unity.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9063773?tocId=9063773   (600 words)

 Comune di Siena - Palio: colors of Siena - The 1800s: From the Risorgimento to the Society of Mutual Aid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Risorgimento was mirrored in the flags of the Contrade.
For the whole Risorgimento the Eagle received upon its entry in the Piazza salvoes of whistles, intended for the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
The Risorgimento definitively liquidated the pretense of likening jockeys to the heroes of Olympus.
www.comune.siena.it /main.asp?id=939&l=en   (1864 words)

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Also included among the almost three hundred volumes are a number of eyewitness accounts and subsequent judgements by participants in the various revolutions and attempts to expel foreign rulers which occurred during the period.
The pamphlets are mainly polemical in nature and a large proportion of them center on the so-called "Roman question," the problems created by the presence of the papacy, the question of the temporal power of the pope, and the various solutions offered from the problems.
The Risorgimento materials were purchased by Michigan State University from an Italian collector in 19__.
www.lib.msu.edu /spc/risorg.htm   (990 words)

 Il Museo del Risorgimento
Nel monumento - che venne inaugurato nel 1911- avrebbe dovuto collocarsi anche il Museo Centrale del risorgimento, destinato a raccogliere le testimonianze relative alla trasformazione politica, economica e sociale dell'Italia nei secoli XVIII, XIX e XX.
Il percorso espositivo ora proposto ripercorre le tappe fondamentali della storia d'Italia, dalle riforme dei vari Stati della penisola nella seconda metà del Settecento alla conclusione della prima guerra mondiale, mediante testimonianze di vario genere che si prestano a diverse chiavi di lettura.
Lungo la scalinata d'accesso al Museo sono state collocate numerose incisioni che illustrano i momenti preparatori del Risorgimento, dalla diffusione degli ideali della rivoluzione francese alle rievocazioni delle delle imprese napoleoniche: si tratta, in genere, di raffigurazioni simboliche che riprendono, a volte, dei temi dell'antichità classica e li trasformano in allegorie della storia moderna.
www.risorgimento.it /risorgimento/home_museo_ita.asp   (391 words)

 Introduction to Week Four   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It is clear that the Risorgimento led to national unification.
The process of national unification which was basically completed by 1870 was clearly a major part of the Risorgimento.
Secondly, among those who participated in the Risorgimento, there was little agreement about what should be done, when, and by whom.
www.dickinson.edu /~rhyne/232/Four/Introduction4.html   (400 words)

 H-Net Review: Jan Marten Ivo Klaver on The Risorgimento and the Unification of Italy
In conformity with the other titles in the series, Beales's essay was merely entitled "Introduction." In seven short sections Beales traced the history of the Risorgimento and its repercussions on notions of unity, starting from the period 1748-1815.
Likewise, the authors have little sympathy for the recent revisionism of Roberto Martucci, whom they see as advancing a whole series of "conspiracy theories," which argue that the whole process of unification was masterminded by Cavour, who, with Garibaldi as a puppet in his hands, controlled events from the start through the Piedmontese intelligence service.
In the chapter "Women and the Risorgimento," the book offers interesting new insights showing that women's political horizons were not limited to the home.
www.h-net.msu.edu /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=219181098362262   (1125 words)

 Risorgimento - Perspektiven der Forschung / Prospettive di ricerca
Nell'ambito di questo progetto si resta fedele al concetto di Risorgimento in quanto esso costituisce ancora una categoria rilevante per la comprensione del modo in cui la formazione dello Stato e della nazione nell'Italia dell'Ottocento è stata eseguita, vissuta e spiegata.
Un ulteriore servizio consiste nell'offerta di Bibliografie su singoli aspetti tematici del Risorgimento e di Links che rimandano a siti italiani e tedeschi rilevanti per la ricerca su quell'epoca.
Agli esperti ed istituzioni della ricerca sul Risorgimento italiano in Italia ed in Germania il progetto vuole fornire le informazioni necessarie sulle rispettive iniziative nell'altro paese.
www.risorgimento.info /introduzione.htm   (583 words)

 The Risorgimento: A period when doors open in Italy, part 6
Their disappointment in what the ideals of the Risorgimento had brought to Italy was also shared by many in the populace as a whole.
In spite of the failure to realize heady dreams born in the ideals of the Risorgimento, the door for Protestant work in Italy had opened.
The evangelical evangelization of Italy had begun and would continue to grow until today it has topped half a million (including the Pentecostals who entered at the beginning of the 20th century and who comprise at least one-half of the total).
home.snu.edu /~hculbert/open6.htm   (502 words)

 H-Net Review: Jonathan Morris on Making and Remaking Italy: The Cultivation of National ...
His essay is at its most intriguing, however, when--reverting to his one-time occupation as a historian of art--he analyzes the impact of Romanticism on the depiction of historical events through an exploration of the work concerning the patriotic painters of the early nineteenth century such as Francesco Hayez.
For example, she debunks the myth of the "Va Pensiero" chorus being immediately adopted by the public as an unofficial national anthem, showing that it was another religious chorus in Nabucco that received an illicit encore at its first performance in 1842.
The Moderate leaders of the Risorgimento argued that women should act as domestic angels who kept their own talents hidden while peaceably resolving potential political and class conflicts within the home.
www.h-net.msu.edu /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=86851058896310   (1818 words)

 Pound's Quest for the Paradiso
Pound explains, "A Risorgimento implies a whole volley of liberations, liberations from ideas, from stupidities, from conditions and from tyrannies of wealth or army" (112).
But just as Benjamin's notion of destruction doesn't mean a destruction of the past, Pound's risorgimento and its "liberations" imply not a "reborn/newly-born" ideal, not a "renaissance", but a "renewal", an awakening which, instead of severing ties to the past, reawakens the past into the present.
In "The State" (1927), Pound lays out a grid of items, rating them according to their ability to be "'consumed' but not destroyed by consumption" (1973: 215); he labels "well-constructed buildings" as "durable," but he labels "works of art" as "permanent," and as Bernstein shows us, Pound valued poetry more than any other art.
webdoc.sub.gwdg.de /edoc/ia/eese/artic96/northcut/9_96.html   (5783 words)

 The Risorgimento: A period when doors open in Italy, part 2
The people believing in the Risorgimento, or the rebirth, were the liberal and progressive minorities of the aristocracy and the enlightened bourgeoisie.
"Italian evangelicalism was born from the missionary thrust of the Evangelical Awakening and the kairos of the Risorgimento."
This Awakening affected the Waldensians as early as 1825 and spiritual revival and renewal broke out in the valleys where they were concentrated up near the French border.
david.snu.edu /~HCULBERT/open2.htm   (835 words)

 Il Museo del Risorgimento di Pavia
Il Museo pavese del Risorgimento italiano nasce per volere della Municipalità nel 1885, in un clima di riaccesa attenzione all'epopea risorgimentale, cui aveva dato il via la grande mostra organizzata l'anno precedente a Torino, nell'ambito dell'Esposizione Nazionale.
Il suo mito alimenta un incredibile mercato di immagini, riprodotte nei più diversi modi, e di oggetti a lui in qualche modo legati, con aspetti al limite del feticismo.
L’azione didattica del Museo del Risorgimento è progettata in collaborazione con il Laboratorio di didattica della storia dell’Università di Pavia (www.unipv.it)
www.comune.pv.it /museicivici/museorisorgimento/centrale.htm   (1173 words)

 Viva Verdi & The Risorgimento   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Risorgimento Project is a chamber ensemble dedicated to reviving salon music and culture.
With a focus on music by Italian composers it has performed to acclaim at the American Institute for Verdi Studies, Columbia University, the Dante Society of Massachusetts in Boston, Music at the Redwood in Newport, and the Societa’ Dante Alighieri.
Mary Jane Phillips-Matz is the cofounder of the American Institute for Verdi Studies at New York University and the author of Verdi: A Biography, awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Award in London and the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award in New York.
inside.bard.edu /viva_verdi   (618 words)

 The Risorgimento - Film / Lecture Series
The Risorgimento, which is what the Italians call the Reunification of Italy, was the result of the nationalist propaganda of Mazzini, the political opportunism of Cavour, and the military inspiration and leadership of Garibaldi.
It presents the Risorgimento through the eyes of Don Fabrizio, the Prince of Salina, a landed aristocrat played magnificently by Burt Lancaster.
In the end, the Garibaldini are defeated at Mentana, and it will be several more years before the French support of the pope is distracted by Bismark, and the Italian government completes the Risorgimento with the addition of the Papal States.
home.rochester.rr.com /flanzafame/Risorg.htm   (1015 words)

 Risorgimento - The Resurrection of Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It was members of the Risorgimento who organized rebellions in a number of Italian states in 1820 - all of which were suppressed by the Austrian army.
A leader of the Risorgimento, he labored ceaselessly for Italian unity, establishing a paramilitary organization, Giovane Italia ('Young Italy') to agitate for this purpose.
One of the leaders of the Risorgimento, Guiseppe Mazzini, then called on Charles Albert to forcefully liberate the rest of Italy from Austrian rule.
www.stormfront.org /whitehistory/hwr37.htm   (4597 words)

 Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Italian independence, and the `critical reaction' of Henry James
As one might have guessed, the ongoing restoration of Barrett Browning has focused much of its energies on the political content of her verse, explaining her devotion to the Italian Risorgimento as an enactment, in part, of her own struggle for psychological and artistic wholeness and coherence.
It might seem revealing that, of all the figures of the Risorgimento, James writes at length only of the one who was "the model of the moderate and conservative liberal," whose "liberalism was untinged by the radical leaven" (LC, 2:557), and who "often said...
It is on this basis that the Storys are tacitly differentiated from the more viscerally affected Barrett Browning; and James's habit of endowing the Storys with some of his own most recognizable inclinations becomes a leading pattern of the biography, implicating its protagonists in a pervasive theatricalization of their Italian milieu.
www.cswnet.com /~erin/ebb1.htm   (4294 words)

 Provincia di Torino
Il funzionamento effettivo del Comitato fu però a partire dal 1907, dopo che alcuni esponenti dell'establishment politico-nobiliare-militare torinese avevano fatta propria la proposta di costituire una "Società nazionale per la storia del Risorgimento italiano" emersa dal primo congresso di storia del Risorgimento svoltosi a Milano nel 1906.
Lo scoppio della guerra determinò tuttavia una subitanea conversione dal filone erudito-filologico, ispirato al metodo storico di ascendenza positivistica, alle attività propagandistiche, in linea con le scelte degli altri istituti intitolati al Risorgimento, pronti a presentare e legittimare il conflitto come "ultima guerra di indipendenza".
Il graduale venir meno della centralità del Risorgimento nel dibattito politico innescò effetti positivi sul piano scientifico, dove si fece strada un approccio meno soggetto alle spinte ideologiche, caratterizzato da uno sforzo di rinnovamento nelle tematiche e nelle metodologie di lavoro.
www.provincia.torino.it /cultura/risorgimento/collaborazioni/comitato.htm   (664 words)

 Risorgimento - Italiansrus.com
He was responsible for capturing Naples and Sicily during the Risorgimento and he is considered one of Italy's greatest fighter.
A biography from Kids' almanac on this patriot who was a prominent figure in the Risorgimento.
This museum was created to commemorate the people and events that contributed to the independence and unification of Italy.
www.italiansrus.com /resources/risorgimento.htm   (218 words)

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