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Author Reill, Dominique

Title Nationalists Who Feared the Nation : Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice
Published Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (335 pages)
Contents Illustrations; Names and Languages; Introduction; Part I: The Birth of Adriatic Multi-Nationalism; 1. The Adriatic and the Romance of National Variety; 2. Niccolò Tommaseo: Progress Through Multi-Nationalism; 3. Trieste: The Center of a Multi-National Adriatic; 4. Multi-Nationalism in Dalmatia: From a Means to an End; Part II: 1848 and Beyond: An Epoch for Adriatic Multi-Nationalism?; 5. 1848: A Rupture in Experience; 6. 1848: A Crisis for Multi-Nationalism?; Conclusion : From Bridge to Border--The Adriatic in the Nineteenth Century; Abbreviations for Archive Materials; Notes; Index
Summary We can often learn as much from political movements that failed as from those that achieved their goals. Nationalists Who Feared the Nation looks at one such frustrated movement: a group of community leaders and writers in Venice, Trieste, and Dalmatia during the 1830s, 40s, and 50s who proposed the creation of a multinational zone surrounding the Adriatic Sea. At the time, the lands of the Adriatic formed a maritime community whose people spoke different languages and practiced different faiths but identified themselves as belonging to a single region of the Hapsburg Empire. While these acti
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Subject Cultural pluralism -- Croatia -- Dalmatia -- History -- 19th century.
Cultural pluralism -- Italy -- Trieste -- History -- 19th century.
Cultural pluralism -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 19th century.
Nationalism -- Croatia -- Dalmatia -- History -- 19th century.
Nationalism -- Italy -- Trieste -- History -- 19th century.
Nationalism -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 19th century.
Adriatic Sea -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804778493
9780804778497