Southern Italy or Mezzogiorno is the traditional term for the southern regions of
Italy, encompassing the southern section of the continental Italian Peninsula and
Southern Italy has historically lagged behind the country's northern half in terms
of things like literacy, economic advancement, and attracting outside investment.
South Italy (The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, Italian: Regno delle Due Sicilie)
was the ... Southern Italy, we must remember, is a non statistical geographical
When it comes to this issue, mostly we talk about stereotypes. Let's start with the
economic ... “Terrone” is a term used by the inhabitants of northern Italy as an
offense to describe a resident of southern Italy. This epithet is often associate with
Southern Italian Immigration By Nicola Colella. Can you imagine what it was like
to say goodbye to your family, your home and your friends? To leave for a ...
Aug 13, 2009 ... THERE was a time when the problems of the Italian south, the mezzogiorno,
seemed urgent not just for Italy but for all of Europe. Then new ...
May 16, 2015 ... Female employment in southern Italy is just 33%, compared with 50% nationally;
that makes Greece, at 43%, look good. Unemployment last ...
Southern Italy and Sicily were established as an independent kingdom under the
Spanish Bourbons in 1734; only limited reforms were introduced, and most ...
Southern Italy, sometimes known as the Mezzogiorno ("Midday"), is arguably as
much a state of mind and a culture as a location, but for the purposes of this ...
Mar 19, 2016 ... The Mezzogiorno, or “midday” region of Italy refers to the Southern section of this
historically and artistically important nation. The area boasts ...