Risorgimentorēsôr˝jēmĕn´tō [key] [Ital.,=resurgence], in 19th-century Italian history, period of cultural nationalism and of political activism, leading to unification of Italy.
Sections in this article:
- Early Years and Factions
- Roots of the Risorgimento
- The Fight for Unification
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