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Baronesses and revolutionaries: the activism of foreign-born Jewish women in Liberal Italy

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This article explores the activity of foreign-born Jewish women in Liberal Italy and their role in shaping the secular civil society through their pioneering work in education, the professions, philanthropy and politics. As baronesses, radicals, and revolutionaries, they did not belong to a single organization nor were active in Jewish causes, but they functioned as vectors for different “internationals” of feminism, pacifism, socialism. Their marginality – as Jews, foreigners and women – mad...

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10.1080/14725886.2021.1984836

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
Grant:
AH/N006631/1
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Journal of Modern Jewish Studies More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
148-171
Publication date:
2021-10-14
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1472-5894
ISSN:
1472-5886
Language:
English
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1210456
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pubs:1210456
Deposit date:
2021-12-16

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