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The Risorgimento revisited : nationalism and culture in nineteenth-century Italy
Patriarca, Silvana.
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Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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xi, 303 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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.


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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.

Table of Contents

Silvana Patriarca and Lucy RiallPaul GinsborgAdrian LytteltonSimonetta ChiappiniArianna Arisi Rota and Roberto BalzaniRos PesmanMarina d'AmeliaSilvana PatriarcaLucy RiallAlberto Mario BantiManuel BoruttaTullia CatalanMaurizio IsabellaDominique Reill
List of Illustrationsp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. viii
Notes on Contributorsp. ix
Introduction: Revisiting the Risorgimentop. 1
1 European Romanticism and the Italian Risorgimentop. 18
2 The Hero and the Peoplep. 37
3 From the People to the Masses: Political Developments in Italian Opera from Rossini to Mascagnip. 56
4 Discovering Politics: Action and Recollection in the First Mazzinian Generationp. 77
5 Mazzini and/in Lovep. 97
6 Between Two Eras: Challenges Facing Women in the Risorgimentop. 115
7 A Patriotic Emotion: Shame and the Risorgimentop. 134
8 Men at War: Masculinity and Military Ideals in the Risorgimentop. 152
9 The Remembrance of Heroesp. 171
10 Anti-Catholicism and the Culture War in Risorgimento Italyp. 191
11 Italian Jews and the 1848-49 Revolutions: Patriotism and Multiple Identitiesp. 214
12 Liberalism and Empires in the Mediterranean: The View-Point of the Risorgimentop. 232
13 The Risorgimento: A Multinational Movementp. 255
Bibliographyp. 270
Indexp. 297