HISB93H3 Chapter Notes -Slavophilia, Dueling Scar, Italian Unification
Lecture 14: the unification of italy; tsarist russia; the dreyfus affair. Merriman, history of modern europe, 650-660, 705-725, 736-740. National unification: italy and germany (and the dreyfus affair: the romantics and the technocrats, the romantic: garibaldi, the technocrat: cavour. In 1849 radicals in rome proclaimed a republic: mazzini moved in to seize the opportunity, he made the most of publicity, his was a romantic politics of publicity. Mazzini and the press: the writers became propagandists for roman republic and mazzini against pope. Pius ix: tuckerman called the pope, the skeleton at freedom"s feast. , george sand wrote to mazzini: all that you have sought for and accomplished is just. The whole world feels it, even those wretches who believe in nothing, and the whole world will say so in the loud voice when the time comesnational communications will not perish.