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The Risorgimento revisited : nationalism and culture in nineteenth-century Italy

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.
Print Book, English, 2012
Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2012
xi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780230248007, 0230248004
Introduction : revisiting the Risorgimento / S. Patriarca & L. Riall
European Romanticism and the Italian Risorgimento / Paul Ginsborg
The hero and the people / Adrian Lyttelton
From the people to the masses : political developments in Italian opera from Rossini to Mascagni / Simonetta Chiappina
Discovering politics : action and recollection in the first Mazzzian generation / Arianna Arisi Rota and Roberto Balzani
Mazzini and/in love / Ros Pesman
Personal and political passions : mothers in the Risorgimento / Marina D'Amelia
A patriotic emotion : shame and the Risorgimento / Silvana Patriarca
Men at war : masculinity and military ideals in the Risorgimento / Lucy Riall
The remembrance of heroes / Alberto M. Banti
Anti-catholicism and the culture war in Risorgimento Italy / Manuel Borutta
Italian Jews and the 1848-49 revolutions : patriotism and multiple identities / Tullia Catalan
Liberalism and empires in the Mediterranean : the viewpoint of the Risorgimento / Maurizio Isabella
The Risorgimento : a multi-national movement / Dominique Reill