Venturi, Emilie Ashurst, -1893

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Emilie Venturi (1820?-1893) was the intimate friend, political disciple, and literary executrix of Giuseppe Mazzini. Her first marriage ended in divorce; her second, to the Risorgimento volunteer Carlo Venturi, with his death in 1866. She was prominment in Josephine Butler's campaign for the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts, edited The Shield from 1871 to 1886, and supported the unification of Italy and nationalist causes in general throughout her life.

From the description of Emilie Venturi letters to John Dillon, 1888-1893. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 60366659

From the description of Emilie Venturi letters to John Dillon, 1888-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702164372

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Italy
England
Great Britain
England
Great Britain
Ireland
Italy
Ireland
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Nationalities, principle of
Women's rights--19th century
Women social reformers--19th century
Anti-clericalism
Home rule
Nationalism
Irish question
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Death 1893

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