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Published: 15 January 2019

272 Pages | 6 b/w figures

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198788706

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Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850

Stammering the Nation

Konstantina Zanou

  • Explores the different traditions and conjunctures between the Mediterranean, northern Europe, the Ottoman world, and the Russian Empire
  • Proposes a new and exciting way of writing history through individual biographies and microhistories
  • Explores notions of nationhood, empire, and the creation of national consciousness
  • Emphasizes the important role Russo-Mediterranean and Orthodox Christianity played in the Modern Greek Enlightenment
  • Shakes many of the pillars of our understanding of nationalism, by approaching the creation of national consciousness as a transnational and diasporic phenomenon
  • Explores the initial stages of the creation of the Italian and Greek national languages and literatures as intrinsically interconnected