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  • A History of Italian Workers Around the World(3988 clicks)
    The international project "For Us There are No Frontiers--A History of Italian Workers around the World" began in 1992 when Donna Gabaccia (History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte) and Fraser Ottanelli (History, University of South Florida) began identifying and corresponding with historians of Italian labor and migration in fifteen countries.
  • Aquae Urbis Romae(951 clicks)
    Aquae Urbis Romae is an interactive cartographic history of the relationships between hydrological and hydraulic systems and their impact on the urban development of Rome, Italy.
  • Aquae Urbis Romae: The Waters of the City of rome(2573 clicks)
    "An interactive cartographic history of the relationship between hydrological and hydraulic systems and their impact on the urban development of Rome, Italy from 753 BC to the present day."
  • Archeologia Italiana(2879 clicks)
    A major site about italian archaeology.
  • Archivo Storico Italiano(3278 clicks)
    Historical journal. Posts table of contents since 1998.
  • Clothing in 16th Century Venice(3403 clicks)
  • Corruption in Italy. The death of a regime(1236 clicks)
  • Dante Alighieri on the Web(573 clicks)
  • Documents of Italian Unification, 1846-61(3803 clicks)
    by Cavour and Victor Emmanuel.
  • Etruscan Art and Architecture(2661 clicks)
    Good site
  • Exploring Leonardo(1024 clicks)
    Who was Leonardo da Vinci? * He had a keen eye and quick mind that led him to make important scientific discoveries, yet he never published his ideas. * He was a gentle vegetarian who loved animals and despised war, yet he worked as a military engineer to invent advanced and deadly weapons. * He was one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance, yet he left only a handful of completed paintings.
  • Feminae Romanae: The Women of Ancient Rome(3238 clicks)
    A history of Rome's women from the Etruscans and Greeks to the fall of Rome. Image-heavy social, religious, legal and artistic overview of a woman's place in Rome.
  • Florentine Renaissance Resources: Online Tratte of Office Holders 1282-1532(3084 clicks)
    "This site gives access to a data base with information about office holders of the Florentine Republic during its 250-year history."
  • Garibaldi & Italian Unification(3927 clicks)
  • Giuseppe Mazzini, On Nationality, 1852(3062 clicks)
    Giuseppe Mazzini, "Europe: Its Condition and Prospects," Essays: Selected from the Writings, Literary, Political and Religious of Joseph Mazzini, ed. William Clark (London: Walter Scott, 1880), pp. 266, 27778, 29192.
  • H-Italy(2859 clicks)
    "Welcome to the electronic discussion group H-Italy, an international forum for the discussion of Italian history and culture, covering the period from the Middle Ages through the contemporary period. H-ITALY brings historians together electronically to discuss current research and research interests; to review new articles, books and papers; to share ideas on approaches, methods and tools of analysis; and to share information about useful resources and primary sources. Subscribers write in with questions, comments, and reports in either English or Italian. H-Italy also posts announcements of conferences, fellowships and jobs."
  • History of Italy(4381 clicks)
  • History of Sardinia(2752 clicks)
  • History of Sicily(2736 clicks)
  • House of Medici(2706 clicks)
    The Medici were one of the most powerful families in Europe.
  • INSMLI - Archives of the liberation movement in Italy and of contemporary history(2307 clicks)
    "The documents are kept in the historical archives of Istituto nazionale per la storia del movimento di liberazione in Italia (Insmli), in the archives of the Institutes that are linked and associated to it and in the archives of some Institutions that, because of the similarity of their archival records, have made their data consultable in this same Opac."
  • Italian History Index(2945 clicks)
    Provided by the WWW Virtual Library. Comprehensive.
  • Italian Life Under Fascism(2673 clicks)
    Exhibit based on the Fry Collection. "The Fry Collection itself contains hundreds of printed items, ranging from single broadsides to large volumes, along with several linear feet of archival material; most items date from the period 1922-1945."
  • Italian Life Under Fascism(1144 clicks)
  • Italian Painting in the 15th Centuru(1121 clicks)
  • Italian Renaissance/Early Modern(1559 clicks)
  • Italian Society for the Study of Contemporary History(2422 clicks)
    Sisscoweb, the gateway to Italian Contemporary History, is the Italian Society for the Study of Contemporary History Web Site. Together with information on the SISSCO and his activities, you'll find virtual resources and usefull news for contemporary history scholars.
  • Italian Studies(1405 clicks)
  • Italian Unification(2851 clicks)
  • Italian Unification(2444 clicks)
  • Italy: Primary Documents(776 clicks)
  • Jacob Burckhardt, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy(2419 clicks)
    The classic book.
  • Lucca Insitute of History(2376 clicks)
    Non-profit organization to promote historical and artistic studies about Lucca area (Tuscany, Italy). 14 territorial and 11 special sections: Industrial and Medieval Archeology, History of Medicine, Music, Literature, Art, Pre-History, Thanathology.
  • Machiavelli Online(2578 clicks)
    Machiavelli, Nicolo (1469-1527) -- Italian political and military theorist
  • Mediceo avanti il Principato(2175 clicks)
    "nauguriamo, con l'immissione in rete della riproduzione dell'archivio Mediceo avanti il Principato, il programma di pubblicazione digitale di fondi documentari, particolarmente rilevanti ai fini della ricerca. Mettendoli a disposizione di utenti diffusi in una platea mondiale, si intende facilitare lo sviluppo degli studi storici e, nel contempo, sottrarre alla consultazione diretta gli originali preziosissimi, fornendo a chi voglia studiarli immagini sostitutive di ottima qualità."
  • Medici Archive Project(1290 clicks)
  • Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance(1393 clicks)
  • Merchants and Reform in Livorno, 1814-1868(1212 clicks)
    Scholarly book by David G. LoRomer
  • National Library Service/Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale(2045 clicks)
    Search Italian libraries.
  • Online Catasto of 1427(2326 clicks)
    The Online Catasto is a World Wide Web searchable database of tax information for the city of Florence during the period extending from 1427 to 29, inclusive. It is based on David Herlihy and Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, Principal Investigators, Census and Property Survey of Florentine Dominions in the Province of Tuscany, 1427-1480.
  • Petrarch at 700(1107 clicks)
  • Revolt of the Ciompi(426 clicks)
  • Roman Emperors(2491 clicks)
    On-line encyclopedia of Roman emperors until 1453.
  • Sawdust Caesar: The Untold History of Mussolini and Fascism(454 clicks)
  • Sawdust Caesar: The Untold History of Mussolini and Fascism(508 clicks)
    The rise of Benito Mussolini and Fascism. Published in 1935
  • Societa' Savonese Di Storia Patria(786 clicks)
    Savona History Society
  • The ARCHIVI website(2749 clicks)
    "The ARCHIVI website, recently renewed, has been operating since 1997 and provides information on the Italian archives administration. It acts as a portal providing access to the sites of archives operating on Italian territory and offers numerous online services."
  • The Ascoli Project(2183 clicks)
    A Puglian town and its hinterland
  • The Early Renaissance in Florence(1071 clicks)
    National Gallery of Art
  • The Galileo Project(2883 clicks)
    The Galileo Project is a hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time.
  • The Garibaldi's campaign in Southern Italy(2408 clicks)
  • The Medici Archive(2136 clicks)
    Based in Florence, the archive is concerned with archival studies, Jewish history, and documentary souyrces for the arts and humanities.
  • The Medici Family(2680 clicks)
    "The Medici family of Florence can be traced back to the end of the 12th century. It was part of the patrician class*, not the nobility, and through much of its history the family was seen as the friends of the common people. Through banking and commerce, the family acquired great wealth in the 13th century, and political influence came along with this wealth."
  • Torrione Castle(2296 clicks)
    Italian medieval castle.
  • Umbriaonline(2113 clicks)
    il sito che ti facilita l'ingresso in internet
  • Windows on Italy(2599 clicks)
    History and more
  • Windows on Italy(2416 clicks)
    Links to Italian matters.