The antiquity of the Italian nation : the cultural origins of a political myth in modern Italy, 1796-1943 /

With Italy under Napoleonic rule at the beginning of the nineteenth century, the antiquarian topic of anti-romanism became a pillar of the Italian nation-building process and, in turn, was used against the dominant French culture. The history of the Italian nation predating the Roman Empire supporte...

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Main Author: De Francesco, Antonino, 1954- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Classical presences.

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