Mathieu Grenet, La fabrique communautaire: Les Grecs à Venise, Livourne et Marseille, 1770–1840

Published: Jul 6, 2021
Greek diaspora Venice Livorno Marseilles Migration
Konstantina Zanou

Review of Mathieu Grenet. La fabrique communautaire: Les Grecs à Venise, Livourne et Marseille, 1770–1840. Athens: École française d’Athènes; Rome: École française de Rome and, 2016. 456 pp.

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Konstantina Zanou, Columbia University

Konstantina Zanou is Assistant Professor of Italian, in the Italian Department of Columbia University. She is a historian of the long nineteenth century in the Mediterranean. Her research focuses on issues of intellectual and literary history, history of archaeology, nationalism, and biography, with a special emphasis on Italy and Greece. She is also a student of modern diasporas and of the trajectories and ideas of people on the move. Her book Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018) won the 2019 Edmund Keeley Book Prize in Modern Greek History, the 2019 Marraro Prize in Italian History, and the 2020 Mediterranean Seminar Best Book Prize. She has also co-edited, with Maurizio Isabella, the volume Mediterranean Diasporas: Politics and Ideas in the Long Nineteenth Century (London: Bloomsbury, 2016).

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