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Author Soper, Steven C., 1961-
Title Building a civil society : associations, public life, and the origins of modern Italy / Steven C. Soper.
Imprint Toronto [Ontario] : University of Toronto Press, [2013]
©2013

Series Toronto Italian studies
Toronto Italian studies.
Subject Associations, institutions, etc. -- Italy -- Veneto -- History -- 19th century.
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Political aspects -- Italy -- Veneto -- History -- 19th century.
Liberalism -- Italy -- Veneto -- History -- 19th century.
Veneto (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Veneto (Italy) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 310 pages) : maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-295) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Chapter 1 In Search of Associational Life -- Chapter 2 Poetry and Prose in the Risorgimento -- Chapter 3 A New Public -- Chapter 4 Popular Capitalism -- Chapter 5 Notable Politics -- Chapter 6 The Death of a Generation -- Chapter 7 Unknown Territory -- Conclusion.
Summary Drawing on extensive research in published and unpublished documents -- including associational records, newspapers, periodicals, government documents, guidebooks, exhibition catalogues, memoirs, and private letters -- Steven C. Soper provides a complex account of Italian liberalism during Europe's age of association.
ISBN 9781442664456 (electronic bk.)
1442664452 (electronic bk.)
9781442645035
1442645032
OCLC # 870652552
Additional Format Print version: 9781442645035