Vital subjects : race and biopolitics in Italy,1860-1920 / Rhiannon Noel Welch.

Drawing on a range of canonical and non-canonical literary, cinematic and social scientific texts produced in post-Unification Italy, Vital Subjects: Race and Biopolitics in Italy is an interdisciplinary study of how racial and colonial discourses shaped the "making" of Italians as modern...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Welch, Rhiannon Noel, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2016.
Series:Transnational Italian cultures ; 1.
Online Access:OAPEN
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: vital subjects
  • 1. Colonial (re)productivity
  • 2. Immunitary technologies
  • 3. Mutilated limbs
  • 4. Biopolitics and colonial drive
  • Epilogue.