Politics Of Culture In Liberal Italy

Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy
Publisher Routledge
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 450
ISBN 9781135894757
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With chapters on theatre and opera, architecture and urban planning, the medieval revival and the rediscovery of the Etruscan and Roman past, The Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy analyzes Italians' changing relationship to their new nation state and the monarchy, the conflicts between the peninsula's ancient elites and the rising middle class, and the emergence of new belief systems and of scientific responses to the experience of modernity.

Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy
  • Author : Axel Körner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008-08-18

With chapters on theatre and opera, architecture and urban planning, the medieval revival and the rediscovery of the Etruscan and Roman past, The Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy analyzes Italians' changing relationship to their new nation state and the monarchy, the conflicts between the peninsula's ancient elites and the

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Antifascisms
  • Author : David Ward
  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Release Date : 1996

This book is an in-depth analysis of three of the most crucial years in twentieth-century Italian history, the years 1943-46. After more than two decades of a Fascist regime and a disastrous war experience during which Italy changed sides, these years saw the laying of the political and cultural foundations

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Making the Fascist Self
  • Author : Mabel Berezin
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-18

In her examination of the culture of Italian fascism, Mabel Berezin focuses on how Mussolini's regime consciously constructed a nonliberal public sphere to support its political aims. Fascism stresses form over content, she believes, and the regime tried to build its political support through the careful construction and manipulation of

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Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy
  • Author : Axel Körner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008-08-18

With chapters on theatre and opera, architecture and urban planning, the medieval revival and the rediscovery of the Etruscan and Roman past, The Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy analyzes Italians' changing relationship to their new nation state and the monarchy, the conflicts between the peninsula's ancient elites and the

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Modern Italy  1871 to the Present
  • Author : Martin Clark
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-06

This classic textbook covers the social, economic and political history of Italy from unification in 1870 to the present time. This new edition brings students right up to date, with increased coverage of the the 1980's and 90's and a new section on the turbulent reign of Silvio Berlusconi. Other changes

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Culture
  • Author : West
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-08-16

This collection of essays provides a comprehensive account of the culture of modern Italy. Contributions focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions. The volume provides information and analysis on such topics as regionalism, the growth of a national language, social and political cultures, the role of

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Historicism and Fascism in Modern Italy
  • Author : David D. Roberts
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2007

During the early decades of the twentieth century, Italy produced distinctive innovations in both the intellectual and political realms. On the one hand, Benedetto Croce (1866-1952) and Giovanni Gentile (1875-1944) spearheaded a radical rethinking of historicism and philosophical idealism that significantly reoriented Italian culture. On the other hand, the period

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America in Italy
  • Author : Axel Körner
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-13

America in Italy examines the influence of the American political experience on the imagination of Italian political thinkers between the late eighteenth century and the unification of Italy in the 1860s. Axel Körner shows how Italian political thought was shaped by debates about the American Revolution and the U.

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Italy and the Great War
  • Author : John Adams Thayer,John Alden Thayer
  • Publisher : Madison : University of Wisconsin Press
  • Release Date : 1964

Seeks to explain the conflicts and concepts that led to Mussolini's fascism.

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Italian Intellectuals and International Politics  1945   1992
  • Author : Alessandra Tarquini,Andrea Guiso
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01

Italian intellectuals played an important role in the shaping of international politics during the Cold War. The visions of the world that they promulgated, their influence on public opinion and their ability to shape collective speech, whether in agreement with or in opposition to those in power, have been underestimated

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The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics
  • Author : Erik Jones,Gianfranco Pasquino
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-11-05

The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics provides a comprehensive look at the political life of one of Europe's most exciting and turbulent democracies. Under the hegemonic influence of Christian Democracy in the early post-World War II decades, Italy went through a period of rapid growth and political transformation. In part

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Modernism and Fascism
  • Author : R. Griffin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2007-05-22

Intellectual debates surrounding modernity, modernism and fascism continue to be active and hotly contested. In this ambitious book, renowned expert on fascism Roger Griffin analyzes Western modernity and the regimes of Mussolini and Hitler and offers a pioneering new interpretation of the links between these apparently contradictory phenomena.

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From Fascism to Democracy
  • Author : Robert Ventresca
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01

This text tells the story of the birth of the post-war Italian political system through the lens of a single event: the Italian national election of 1948. It is a story about the fall of Fascism and the achievements of the Italian Resistance, and Italian political culture.

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Believe  Obey  Fight
  • Author : Tracy H. Koon
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 1985

The Fascist regime under Mussolini regarded its youth as its best hope for the future. Young people were courted more assiduously than any other group in the society and their political socialization became a central concern of the government. Believe,

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Modern Italy  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Anna Cento Bull
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-20

The history of modern Italy is characterized by recurrent cultural and political projects of modernity, rejuvenation, and regeneration; projects which often had their roots in a widespread dissatisfaction with social and political reality, and perceived moral corruption. The Risorgimento, the movement leading to Italian Unification in 1861, explicitly linked the quest

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