Religion and Politics in the Risorgimento

Britain and the New Italy, 1861–1875

  • Danilo Raponi

About this book


This book examines Anglo-Italian political and cultural relations and analyses the importance of religion in the British 'Orientalist' perception of Italy. It puts religion at the centre of a harsh political and cultural war, one that was fought on international, diplomatic, and domestic levels.


Britain Europe foreign policy nation perception Risorgimento

Authors and affiliations

  • Danilo Raponi
    • 1
  1. 1.Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt am MainGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46543-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34298-0
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