Italian Venice: A History

By R. J. B. Bosworth

In this dependent publication Richard Bosworth explores Venice—not the wonderful Venice of the Venetian Republic, yet from the autumn of the Republic in 1797 and the Risorgimento up in the course of the state-of-the-art. Bosworth appears to be like on the glamour and squalor of the belle époque and the darkish underbelly of modernization, the 2 global wars, and the far-reaching oppressions of the fascist regime, via to the “Disneylandification” of Venice and the vacationer growth, the global realization of the biennale and picture pageant, and present threats of subsidence and flooding posed by means of worldwide warming. He attracts out significant themes—the more and more anachronistic yet deeply embedded Catholic Church, the 2 faces of modernization, consumerism as opposed to culture.
Bosworth interrogates not only Venice’s historical past yet its meanings, and the way the city’s prior has been co-opted to fit current and occasionally ulterior goals. Venice, he indicates, is a urban the place its histories in addition to its waters ripple at the surface.

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A last document sooner than Mussolini's fall on 25 July 1943 had a lot a similar emphases. See SCP, busta 12, 25 June 1943, questore Venice to Senise. a gathering among Hitler and Mussolini every week ahead of the autumn came about at a villa close to Feltre owned by way of Achille Gaggia of the Volpi staff. sixty one. SPDCO, 524260, 17 June 1943, memo, 6 July 1943, Maraini to De Cesare. ACS, Ministro dell'Interno, Direzione Generale di Pubblica Sicurezza, Ufficio Confino Politico, busta 612, sixteen may well 1943, prefect (Florence) to Ministry of the inner.

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Enterprise was once subsidized via the neighborhood priest, who fastened an ‘enormous go, sincerely seen from land and sea’, at the manufacturing facility chimney; its message, he preached, was once the pressing want for ‘the redemption of a operating category and of a urban that had fallen into the fingers of the left’. thirteen Employment on the Cotonificio and the opposite surviving business websites dribbled away. Any severe task on the Arsenale additionally ceased, after a flurry of public protest in 1957 that in brief united the Christian Democrat mayor Roberto Tognazzi (1955–8) and the socialist and communist unions.

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Ibid. , 15–16, 19. fifty three. Ibid. , 26. fifty four. Errera, Storia e statistica delle industrie venete, 706–7. fifty five. Papadopoli, Della necessità di un nuovo indirizzo nella pubblica beneficenza in Venezia, 37. fifty six. Ibid. , 32–5. fifty seven. Maria Teresa Sega, ‘Lavoratrici’, in Mario Isnenghi and Stuart Woolf (eds), Storia di Venezia: l'Ottocento e il Novecento (Rome: Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana, 2002), 826. fifty eight. A statistician reckoned in 1870 that lace makers have been constrained to 3 hundred usually woman employees unfold throughout Chioggia, Venice and Burano, supplemented by way of 300 at Pellestrina.

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