mazzini mazzini

Definition(s):

  • (n) Italian nationalist whose writings spurred the movement for a unified and independent Italy (1805-1872)

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  • Jill Lepore: Privacy in an age of publicity.

    An extraordinary fuss about eavesdropping started in the spring of 1844, when Giuseppe Mazzini, an Italian exile in London, became convinced that the British government was opening his mail. Mazzini, a revolutionary who’d been thrown in jail in Genoa, imprisoned in Savona, sentenced to death in absentia, and . . .
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The New Yorker

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