Britain, Ireland and the Italian Risorgimento

Editors: Carter, N. (Ed.)

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This book offers a unique and fascinating examination of British and Irish responses to Italian independence and unification in the mid-nineteenth century. Chapters explore the interplay of religion, politics, exile, feminism, colonialism and romanticism in fuelling impassioned debates on the 'Italian question' on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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Nick Carter is Associate Professor of Modern History at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney, Australia. His recent publications include Modern Italy in Historical Perspective (2010). He is Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at Monash University, Executive Member of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy and Reviews Editor for Modern Italy.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction: Britain, Ireland and the Italian Risorgimento

    Carter, Nick

    Pages 1-32

  • A Cosmopolitan Nationalism: Young Ireland and the Risorgimento

    Huggins, Michael

    Pages 33-54

  • ‘The ink of the wise’: Mazzini, British Radicalism and Print Culture, 1848–1855

    Allen, Joan

    Pages 55-79

  • Felice Orsini and the Construction of the Pro-Italian Narrative in Britain

    Bacchin, Elena

    Pages 80-103

  • ‘An Italy Independent and One’: Giovanni (John) Ruffini, Britain and the Italian Risorgimento

    Antinucci, Raffaella

    Pages 104-126

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Britain, Ireland and the Italian Risorgimento
Editors
  • N. Carter
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29772-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137297723
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-29771-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 233
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