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Colin Barr, Michele Finelli and Anne O’Connor
Nation/Nazione : Irish Nationalism and the Italian Risorgimento.
UCD Press
In Press
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Nation-Nazione brings together scholars of Ireland and Italy to examine the multiple intersections, impacts, and influences that flowed between Italy and Ireland, and Italian and Irish nationalists, in the nineteenth century. By locating both Irish and Italian history in their wider European and comparative contexts, the book contributes to a fuller understanding of the national movements of both places, and the often surprising and unexpected intersections from electoral politics to culture to military force, as well as the abiding impact of Italian events, myths, and personalities in Ireland, and Irish in Italy. For Irish historians, it questions the image of Irish isolation or exceptionalism, just as it reminds Italians that the most distant corners of Europe impacted on their own national history. The first book to comprehensively address this topic, Nation/Nazione will open entirely new fields of research for scholars.
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