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Professor Erica Joy Mannucci Co-Investigator

Erica Joy Mannucci

Erica J. Mannucci teaches Early Modern History at the University of Milano-Bicocca, "Riccardo Massa" Department of Human Sciences for Education. She is a member of the Italian, French and Canadian Societies for Eighteenth Century Studies, of the Société des études robespierristes and of other scholarly organizations. She has served as elected member on the Executive Committee of the International Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ISECS) (2000-2003).

Her research is in the fields of European intellectual and cultural history and of the history of the French Revolution, with a particular interest in subjects related to radical culture and its transnational circulation. From 1980 until 2005 she was also a professional translator. She is the translator and editor of the first Italian edition of Thomas Paine’s Age of Reason, Part 1 (Como-Pavia: 2000).

Since the late 1980s, she has published extensively in Italian, English and French. Her more recent books include: La cena di Pitagora. Storia del vegetarianismo (Rome: 2008 and 2011); Finalmente il popolo pensa. Sylvain Maréchal nell’immagine della Rivoluzione francese (Naples: 2012); Baionette nel focolare. La Rivoluzione francese e la ragione delle donne (Milan: 2016). In Radical Translations she is Co-Investigator and traces the evolution of Italian radicalism and its connections with the French and British radical societies.