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Author Cuoco, Vincenzo, 1770-1823, author

Title Historical essay on the Neapolitan Revolution of 1799 / Vincenzo Cuoco ; edited and introduced by Bruce Haddock and Filippo Sabetti ; translated by David Gibbons
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xlix, 312 pages) : maps
Series The Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library
Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: Vincenzo Cuoco and the Nature of Revolution and Constitutionalism""; ""Principal Events in Vincenzo Cuoco�s Life""; ""Translator�s Note: The Words and Structures of Cuoco�s Revolution""; ""Maps""; ""Historical Essay on the Neapolitan Revolution of 1799""; ""Author's Preface to the Second Edition (1806)""; ""Letter by the Author to N.Q.""; ""I Introduction""; ""II Europe after 1793""; ""III Italy until the Peace of Campo Formio""; ""IV Naples � The Queen""; ""V State of the Kingdom � Humiliation of the Nation""
""Appendix II: List of Patriots Who Died on the Scaffold""""Bibliography""; ""Index""
""VI State Inquisition""""VII Causes and Effects of Persecution""; ""VIII Public Administration""; ""IX Finances""; ""X Trade""; ""XI War""; ""XII War (cont.)""; ""XIII The King's Flight""; ""XIV Anarchy in Naples and the Arrival of the French""; ""XV Why Did Naples Not Become a Republic after the King�s Flight?""; ""XVI State of the Neapolitan Nation""; ""XVII Ideas of Patriots""; ""XVIII The French Revolution""; ""XIX How Many Ideas Did the Nation Have?""; ""XX Project of an Interim Government""; ""XXI Principles That Were Followed""
""XXII Accusation against Rotondo: The Censure Commission""""XXIII Laws � Fideicommissa""; ""XXIV Feudal Law""; ""XXV Religion""; ""XXVI The Troops""; ""XXVII The National Guard""; ""XXVIII Taxes""; ""XXIX Commissioner Faipoult""; ""XXX Provinces � Formation of the Departments""; ""XXXI The Organization of the Provinces""; ""XXXII The Expedition against the Insurgents in Apulia""; ""XXXIII Schipani�s Expedition""; ""XXXIV The Organization of the Provinces (cont.)""; ""XXXV Lack of Communication""; ""XXXVI Police""; ""XXXVII Procida � Expedition to Cuma � Navy""
""XXXVIII Ideas of Terrorism""""XXXIX The New Constitutional Government""; ""XL Patriotic Salons""; ""XLI Constitution � Other Laws""; ""XLII Abolition of Head Tax and of Duties on Flour and Fish""; ""XLIII The French Are Recalled""; ""XLIV Ettore Carafa Recalled from Apulia""; ""XLV Cardinal Ruffo""; ""XLVI The Minister of War""; ""XLVII Defeat at Marigliano""; ""XLVIII Surrender""; ""XLIX Persecution of the Republicans""; ""L Some of the Patriots""; ""LI Conclusion""; ""Appendix I: Fragments of Letters by Vincenzo Cuoco Addressed to Vincenzio Russo""
Summary In hiis Historical Essay on the Neapolitan Revolution of 1799, Cuoco synthesized the work of Machiavelli, Vico, and Enlightenment philosophers to offer an explanation for why and how revolutions succeed or fail
Notes Translation of: Saggio storico sulla rivoluzione napoletana del 1799
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Naples (Kingdom) -- History -- 1735-1816.
Parthenopean Republic.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gibbons, David, 1969- translator
Haddock, B. A., editor
Sabetti, Filippo, 1940- editor
ISBN 1442620242 (electronic bk.)
9781442620247 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Saggio storico sulla rivoluzione napoletana del 1799. English