Pub Date2011
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The Risorgimento Revisited: Nationalism and Culture in 19th –Century Italy

Silvana Patriarca, Lucy Riall (eds.)
Palgrave Macmillan 

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.