As a nation state, Italy has emerged only in 1871. Until then the country was politically divided into a large number of independant cities, provinces and islands. The currently available evidences point out to a dominant Etruscan, Greek and Roman cultural influence on today's Italians.
Hello, I am trying to find some information on the Nucera's..My great grandfather dom nicholas nucera was born in italy, moved to the united states at a young age 14. (I would like to know the reason for that) where he had 2 sons, joeseph and John....they moved to canada and had to change their names to Nuclar....joseph had 9 girls(mygrandfather). I just dont know where to start...hehe any help is greatly appreciated.