AHS  Vol.4 No.4 , September 2015
Peculiarities of Evolution of Machine Technology and Its Industrialization in Italy during 19th Century
ABSTRACT
This paper deals with peculiarities of Italian Industrial Revolution on machinery by looking at aspects on enterprise developments and university frames. The outline showed a historical evolution that started in South Italy and after national reunification strong development was experienced mainly in North Italy with the still today character of few big enterprises and several small-medium companies. Examples are discussed with emblematic figures from University frames and cases of study on typical enterprises of the time. The Italian peculiarities are due both to political situations connected to Italy reunification and Italian attitudes to Science and Technology as combined with a strong individualism and creativity.

Cite this paper
Fang, Y. and Ceccarelli, M. (2015) Peculiarities of Evolution of Machine Technology and Its Industrialization in Italy during 19th Century. Advances in Historical Studies, 4, 338-355. doi: 10.4236/ahs.2015.44024.
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