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de Volkskrant-IISG Scriptieprijs 2016 uitgereikt
Marlisa den Hartog won gisteravond de Volkskrant-IISG Scriptieprijs voor Geschiedenis 2016 voor haar scriptie The Pleasure that...
Memories of Belonging
Memories of Belonging is a three-generation oral-history study of the offspring of southern Italians who migrated to Worcester,...
Public Relations
In Venice the guilds marched in a huge procession for the new doge, Lorenzo Tiepolo, on 23 July 1268. For artisans, processions...
Italian Chimney Sweeps
In the nineteenth century chimney sweeps formed the largest group of Italian migrants in the Netherlands. They came from Piemonte...
Italian Terrazzo Workers
The terrazzo worker specializes in the construction of tile floors. Small pieces of granite, limestone or marble are mixed with...
Rascals from Naples
'Naples, December 1765. The populousness of Naples is so remarkable that a stranger, the first time he passes through some parts...
Little Italy in Egypt
The construction of the Suez Canal required large numbers of Italian workers before being completed on 17 November 1869. That...
Universal Workplace
On 5 December 1585, La Piazza Universale di tutte le Professione del Mondo (the Universal Workplace of all the Professions in the...
"Bullets Pass, Mussolini Stays"
"Bullets pass, Mussolini stays", announced Mussolini after escaping from an attack in September 1926. On 31 October of that same...
May Day
By the end of the 19th century the idea was launched to make the first of May a day to fight for the eight-hour day in both the...
Scourge of the Camorra
The Italian crime fighter and socialist Enrico Ferri (1856-1929) was known as the 'Scourge of the Camorra'. Ferri was one of the...
Mussolini Makes a Meal of Africa
In the summer of 1935 the Italian dictator Mussolini starts preparations for the capture of Ethiopia (Abyssinia) by concentrating...
Internationale Situationniste
A group of experimental artists and intellectuals establishes the Situationist International during a two-day conference in Italy...
Crocodile Tears for Aldo Moro
The Italian leftist daily Lotta Continua covers the official celebration on the death of Aldo Moro on May 13, 1978. After 55 days...
Italian Beatnik arrested
In the sixties provos and beatniks caused trouble in Milan. In 1965, following a pilgrimage to Amsterdam, Melchiore Gembino...
Coin Distribution in Rome
Bas-relief on the triumphal arch of Constantine the Great (315 CE) in Rome with the representation of a coin distribution scene...
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