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Transcultural Italies: Mobility, Memory and Translation

Charles Burdett, Loredana Polezzi, and Barbara Spadaro


The history of Italians and of modern Italian culture stems from multiple experiences of mobility and migration: between the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century 27 million Italians migrated, and 60 to 80 million people worldwide now see their identity as connected with the Italian diaspora. Since the time of Italian unification a series of narratives about mobility has been produced both inside and outside the boundaries of Italy by agents such as the Italian state, international organizations, and migrant communities themselves. The essays in Transcultural Italies interrog ... More

Keywords: Transnational, Mobility, Transculturality, Memory, Translation, Italian, Culture

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781789622553
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789622553.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles Burdett, editor

Loredana Polezzi, editor

Barbara Spadaro, editor

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Introduction: Transcultural Italies

Charles Burdett, Loredana Polezzi and Barbara Spadaro

Part 1 Traces

Part 2 Art, Objects and Artefacts

Part 3 Mobilities of Memory

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