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Anita Garibaldi : a biography

Author: Anthony Valerio
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2001.
Series: Italian and Italian American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Illiterate and poor, the daughter of a herdsman in 19th century Brazil, Anita Ribeiro was lifted from a life of obscurity to one that is the stuff of romance and adventure. When she and a young Italian exile by the name of Captain Garibaldi met in 1839, they joined in the cause of founding a Brazilian republic. Later they went on to lead the defense of Montevideo from an Argentine siege - just one episode among
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Valerio, Anthony, 1940-
Anita Garibaldi.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2001
(OCoLC)606001288
Online version:
Valerio, Anthony, 1940-
Anita Garibaldi.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2001
(OCoLC)606444806
Named Person: Anita Garibaldi; Giuseppe Garibaldi; Anita Garibaldi; Giuseppe Garibaldi; Anita Garibaldi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Valerio
ISBN: 0275969371 9780275969370 027596938X 9780275969387
OCLC Number: 44173045
Description: xxiv, 198 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Brazil (1821-1841) --
A Childhood --
A Girl Without a Father --
The Gift of Land --
Revolution in Exchange --
Night Moves --
Occupation amid Cheers --
Saudade, or the Sadness of Parting --
From Tempest to Calm --
Courtship under Fire --
The Agony of Happiness --
Combat at Sea --
Defend and Retreat --
Garibaldi's Treasure --
Shadows of Memory --
Guerrilla Chief --
Menotti, Child of Victory --
Disastrous Retreat --
Uruguay (1841-1848) --
Montevideo, Big City --
An Honest Woman --
Battles with Brown --
Under Siege --
The Red Shirt --
Jealousy --
The Virtue of Darkness --
A World of Gracious Things --
The Glory of Salto --
Fame --
Passage to Italy --
Italy (1848-1849) --
A Woman of Leisure --
Speranza, or Hope --
The Lago Maggiore Campaign --
Mr. and Mrs. Risso --
Reunion in Rieti --
Rome --
House of the Four Winds --
End of a Dream --
The Retreat (July-August 1849) --
The Hunted --
Decline --
San Marino --
Cesenatico --
Anita's Death.
Series Title: Italian and Italian American studies.
Responsibility: Anthony Valerio ; foreword by Philip V. Cannistraro.

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