By Aliza S. Wong

Race and kingdom in Liberal Italy, 1861-1911 examines the improvement of Italian southern query discourse in accordance with the perceived cultural, political, and financial divide among north and south. This ebook describes the resonance of meridionalism and the way the familiarity of its language lent itself to different discussions of difference--the racialization of the southern query and its appropriation through felony anthropologists in developing organic hierarchies; the comparisons among the conquest of Africa and the inner colonization of the south; and the institution of a southern Italian diaspora whose special racial features may lead to a potential new kind of imperialism in South America.

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