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By Patrizia Palumbo, Angelo del Boca, Giulia Barrera, Barbara Sòrgoni, Nicola Labanca, Cristina Lombardi-Diop, Lucia Re, Giorgio Bertellini, Cecilia Boggio, Karen Pinkus, Cinzia Sartini-Blum, Robin Pickering-Iazzi

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Given the centrality of Africa to Italy's nationwide id, an intensive research of Italian colonial background and tradition has been lengthy past due. very important advancements, the expansion of postcolonial stories and the debate surrounding immigration from Africa to the Italian peninsula, have made it transparent that the dialogue of Italy's colonial prior is key to any figuring out of the heritage and development of the country. This assortment, the 1st to assemble articles through the most-respected students in Italian colonial reports, highlights the ways that colonial discourse has pervaded Italian tradition from the post-unification interval to the current. in the course of the Risorgimento, Africa was once invoked as a limb of a proudly resuscitated Imperial Rome. throughout the Fascist period, imperialistic politics have been the most important in shaping either family and foreign perceptions of the Italian state. those participants supply compelling essays on decolonization, exoticism, fascist and liberal politics, anthropology, and historiography, let alone renowned literature, feminist experiences, cinema, and kid's literature. as the Italian colonial previous has had large repercussions, not just in Italy and within the former colonies but additionally in different international locations in some way concerned, students in lots of components will welcome this extensive and insightful landscape of Italian colonial tradition.

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Something changed, however, especially after the two major colonial powers, Great Britain and France, imposed onerous requirements to participate in the Great War on a good part of their colonial dominions. The drain of resources and the cost in human lives, recruited in the colonies and sacrificed on the fields of the Western front, had undermined the relationship between the motherland and colonies from the economic, political, and ideological points of view. 4 million Indians who found under the Union Jack between 1914 and 1918.

1988. Gli italiani in Libia: Dal fascismo a Gheddafi. Roma-Bari: Laterza. ———. 1992. ” In L’Africa nella coscienza degli italiani: Miti, memorie, errori, sconfitte. Bari: Laterza. Graziani, Rodolfo. 1932. Cirenaica pacificata. Milano: Mondadori. Haile Selassie. 1994. My Life and Ethiopia’s Progress. 2 vols. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. Malgeri, Francesco. 1970. La guerra libica (1911–1912). Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura. Rochat, Giorgio. Il colonialismo italiano. 1973. Torino: Loescher.

2 vols. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. Malgeri, Francesco. 1970. La guerra libica (1911–1912). Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura. Rochat, Giorgio. Il colonialismo italiano. 1973. Torino: Loescher. ———. 1978. Storia d’Italia, vol. 1, Colonialismo. Firenze: La Nuova Italia. Rossi, Gianluigi. 1980. L’Africa italiana verso l’indipendenza (1941– 49). Milano: Giuffré. Studies and Research on Fascist Colonialism, 1922–1935 Reflections on the State of the Art Nicola Labanca Within historical works on Italian colonialism, the study of the colonial expansion of the fascist regime seems to be marked by sharp limits.

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