Italy and the Wider World: 1860-1960

Italy and the Wider World: 1860-1960

by R.J.B. Bosworth
     
 

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Richard Bosworth's overview of Italy's role in European and world politics from 1860 to 1960 is lively and iconclastic. Based on a combination of primary research and secondary material he examines Italian diplomacy, military power, commerce, culture, tourism and ideology. His account challenges many aspects of current Italian historiography and offers an original

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Richard Bosworth's overview of Italy's role in European and world politics from 1860 to 1960 is lively and iconclastic. Based on a combination of primary research and secondary material he examines Italian diplomacy, military power, commerce, culture, tourism and ideology. His account challenges many aspects of current Italian historiography and offers an original vision of the place of Italy in modern history.

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An overview of Italy's role in European and world affairs from 1860 to 1960 which highlights the ambiguity of Italy's political, economic and social fortunes in the modern era. Chapters examine Italy's relationship with other countries in formal diplomacy, military matters, trade and finance, imperial policy, emigration, "high" and "low" culture and tourism. In dealing with each theme, Bosworth asks challenging questions of the existing historiography, offering on original vision of Italy's place in modern history. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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'A most valuable and original book.'Lucio Sponza, Italian Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415134774
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/29/1996
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1710L (what's this?)

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'A most valuable and original book.'Lucio Sponza, Italian Studies

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