This text on Italian Nationalism is made up of three parts. Part One discusses the ethnographic and linguistic background of the territory of Italy, the roots of Italian Nationalism, the evolution of
Italian Nationalism, and nationalism and the making of Italy. Part Two covers imperialism in the service of nationalism, Enrico Corradini and proletarian and imperialist nationalism, nationalism and the Great War, union
with fascism, and nationalism-fascism. Part Three consists of 56 readings, of such ideas as Italy's strategic position divinely ordained, economics as a possible lever for unification, the fate of Italy's mission and
primacy lamented, prospects for rapprochement between church and state, and many more related readings.