Archegetes oikistes, and new-oikistes : the cults of by Lane, Christine Sharon

By Lane, Christine Sharon

Show description Read or Download Archegetes oikistes, and new-oikistes : the cults of founders in Greek southern Italy and Sicily (PhD University of British Columbia) PDF

Similar italy books

The Conformist

Secrecy and Silence are moment nature to Marcello Clerici, the hero of The Conformist, a publication which made Alberto Moravia one of many world's so much learn postwar writers. Clerici is a guy with every little thing lower than keep watch over - a spouse who loves him, colleagues who recognize him, the hidden strength that includes his mystery paintings for the Italian political police in the course of the Mussolini years.

The Legacy of the Italian Resistance (Italian and Italian American Studies)

This e-book provides to this starting to be physique of scholarship at the Italian Resistance by way of analysing, for the 1st time, how the 'three wars' are represented over the huge spectrum of Resistance tradition from 1945 to the current day. moreover, it makes this contribution to scholarship through bridging the space among historic and cultural research.

Garibaldi (Command)

This publication seems to be heavily on the lifestyles, army reports and key battlefield exploits of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Born on July four, 1807 within the urban of great, the turning aspect in his lifestyles happened in April 1833 while he met Giovanni Battista Cuneo, a member of the key flow often called "Young Italy. " becoming a member of this society, Garibaldi took an oath dedicating his existence to the fight for the liberation of his native land from Austrian dominance.

Rome and Italy: Books VI-X of the History of Rome from its Foundation (Penguin Classics) (Bks.6-10)

Books VI-X of Livy's enormous paintings hint Rome's fortunes from its close to cave in after defeat via the Gauls in 386 BC to its emergence, in an issue of a long time, because the superior energy in Italy, having conquered the city-state of Samnium in 293 BC. during this interesting heritage, occasions are defined now not easily when it comes to partisan politics, yet via vibrant images that convey the strengths, weaknesses and factors of prime figures reminiscent of the noble statesman Camillus and the corrupt Manlius vividly to lifestyles.

Extra info for Archegetes oikistes, and new-oikistes : the cults of founders in Greek southern Italy and Sicily (PhD University of British Columbia)

Example text

In the regions of the Veneto, Piedmont, Lombardy, and Friuli, soup kitchens offered well-balanced meals, including meat, for as little as ten cents. The first kitchens were set up in Turin, beginning in the 1880s; Milan followed suit in the 1890s. Later, soup kitchens were set up in Naples and Rome in order to feed the indigent. The kitchens attracted numerous customers in urban areas, where workers could stop by on their way home from work to pick up a meal or eat there. They were less successful in rural areas and in the southern regions, where charity was inadequate and carried a certain stigma.

The relationship between the budding nationalization of food habits on the Italian peninsula and the Italian diaspora at the turn of the century warrants careful consideration. How did these two cultural and economic itineraries come together? It is obvious that many Italians left the peninsula to find work and bread. 66 High salaries were attractive incentives. Citizens from all regions of Italy could make over ten times the annual salary of a prosperous northern Italian farming family. 67 Italian immigrants chose a variety of living and working arrangements; return migration from countries like the United States and Argentina was the rule, not the exception.

Despite the occasional pressure from social workers or factory managers exerted on Italian-Americans to ‘Americanize’ their foodways, they chose to consume familiar foods. One southern Italian immigrant recalled that upon her father’s death in 1915, her family was visited by a group of social workers, who deposited several mysterious boxes with the family, presumably as gifts. 74 Similarly, immigrants from northern Italy experienced dietary improvement, but the path to such improvements varied slightly from that of southern Italians.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 47 votes

Categories: Italy