A Concise History of Italy

A Concise History of Italy

by Christopher Duggan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521402859

ISBN-13: 9780521402859

Pub. Date: 04/21/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Covering the period from the fall of the Roman Empire in the west to the present day, this concise history focuses in particular on the difficulties Italy has faced in forging a nation state during the past two centuries, including a legacy of fragmentation dating back to the sixth century.

Overview

Covering the period from the fall of the Roman Empire in the west to the present day, this concise history focuses in particular on the difficulties Italy has faced in forging a nation state during the past two centuries, including a legacy of fragmentation dating back to the sixth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521402859
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/21/1994
Series:
Concise Histories Series
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of tables; Preface; Introduction; 1. The geographical determinants of disunity; 2. Disunity and conflict: from the Romans to the renaissance, 400–1849; 3. Stagnation and reform, 1494–1789; 4. The emergence of the national question, 1789–1849; 5. Italy united; 6. The liberal state and the social question, 1870–1900; 7. Giolitti, the first world war, and the rise of fascism; 8. Fascism; 9. The republic; Select bibliography; Index.

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