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Risorgimento In Modern Italian Culture

Revisiting The Nineteenth-Century Past In History, Narrative, And Cinema

by Norma Bouchard

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Italian literature,
  • General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Italian,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Italy,
  • European - Italian,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • 19th century,
  • Culture in motion pictures,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature and society

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8223369M
    ISBN 100838640540
    ISBN 109780838640548

      The Unification of Italy in the nineteenth century was the unlikely result of a lengthy and complex process of Italian 'revival' ('Risorgimento'). Few Italians supported Unification and the new rulers of Italy were unable to resolve their disputes with the Catholic Church, the local power-holders in the South and the peasantry.   Can you imagine any country today in national mourning over the death of a classical composer? When Giuseppe Verdi, born years ago next week, died in January , Italy .

    This book provides a clear and relatively brief history of the Italian peninsula through the recent present of the premiership of Silvio Berlusconi. It is best, I feel, and most informative in the chapters on the Risorgimento, Italian unification, the period intervening between unification and 4/5().   Nationalism and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Italy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, This volume is an important contribution to contemporary approaches to the Risorgimento. The book opens with an introduction where the editors make a case for the renewed centrality of the Risorgimento to the work of historians of modern Italy.

    The book brings together a team of international scholars working in and across a range of academic disciplines in order to examine British and Irish responses to the Italian national question in the mid-nineteenth century, and the impact of the Risorgimento on mid-century British and Irish politics, society and culture. The book also considers. The book’s analyses draw on extensive research in and attention to three broadly-defined historical periods (post-Unification Italy; Italian Fascism; post-Schengen Italy), each of which illustrates different crises of the Italian body politic to which Sicily has ostensibly belonged since the unification (or Risorgimento) of Italy.


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