Society and the Professions in Italy, 1860-1914

Society and the Professions in Italy, 1860-1914

by Maria Malatesta
     
 

This is the first social and cultural study of the principal 'free' professions in Italy between unification and the First World War. It is a major contribution both to the history of the bourgeoisie in Italy and to the developing role of professions in modern European society. The first section discusses the formation of modern Italian engineering, notarial… See more details below

Overview

This is the first social and cultural study of the principal 'free' professions in Italy between unification and the First World War. It is a major contribution both to the history of the bourgeoisie in Italy and to the developing role of professions in modern European society. The first section discusses the formation of modern Italian engineering, notarial occupations, law, and medicine. The second section provides an analysis of the interrelation between the professions, the nobility and Parliament, and examines the social status of members of the professions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521465366
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Italian History and Culture Series
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Italian professions from a comparative perspective
1Universities and professions
2A jurist for united Italy: the training and culture of Neapolitan lawyers in the nineteenth century
3Officials and professionals. Notaries, the state and the market principle
4Between the state and the market: physicians in liberal Italy
5The engineering profession 1802-1923
6Italian professionals: markets, incomes, estates and identities
7Aristocracy and professions
8The professions in parliament
9Professionals in politics. Clientelism and networks
Index

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