The Risorgimento Revisited: Nationalism and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Italy

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Silvana Patriarca, Lucy Riall
Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 1, 2012 - History - 303 pages
Bringing together the work of a ground-breaking group of scholars working on the Italian Risorgimento to consider how modern Italian national identity was first conceived and constructed politically, the book makes a timely contribution to current discussions about the role of patriotism and the nature of nationalism in present-day Italy.
 

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Contents

Revisiting the Risorgimento
1
1 European Romanticism and the Italian Risorgimento
18
2 The Hero and the People
37
Political Developments in Italian Opera from Rossini to Mascagni
56
Action and Recollection in the First Mazzinian Generation
77
5 Mazzini andin Love
97
Challenges Facing Women in the Risorgimento
115
Shame and the Risorgimento
134
9 The Remembrance of Heroes
171
10 AntiCatholicism and the Culture War in Risorgimento Italy
191
Patriotism and Multiple Identities
214
The ViewPoint of the Risorgimento
232
A Multinational Movement
255
Bibliography
270
Index
297
Copyright

Masculinity and Military Ideals in the Risorgimento
152

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ROBERTO BALZANI Professor of Contemporary History, University of Bologna, Italy ALBERTO M. BANTI Professor of History, University of Pisa, Italy MANUEL BORUTTA Lecturer, Department of History, University of Cologne, Germany TULLIA CATALAN Research Associate, University of Trieste, Italy SIMONETTA CHIAPPINI University of Florence, Italy MARINA D'AMELIA Department of History, The Sapienza University of Rome, Italy PAUL GINSBORG University of Florence, Italy MAURIZIO ISABELLA Senior Lecturer in History, Queen Mary, University of London, UK ADRIAN LYTTELTON Senior Adjunct Professor of European Studies, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), The Johns Hopkins University, Bologna, Italy SILVANA PATRIARCA Professor of History, Fordham University, New York City, USA ROS PESMAN Emeritus Professor of History, University of Sydney, Australia DOMINIQUE REILL Assistant Professor of History, University of Miami, Florida, USA LUCY RIALL Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London, UK ARIANNA ARISI ROTA University of Pavia, Italy

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