Italy in the Making June 1846 to 1 January 1848

Overview

Originally published in 1936, this book forms the second part of an ambitious three-volume series on the movement towards Italian nationality and independence. Covering the period between June 1846 and January 1848, it provides a rigorous analysis of key historical events, which is maintained by a highly readable narrative style. This is a work of profound scholarship, informed by first-hand contact with leading Italian authorities on the subject, including some of those involved in the processes described. It ...

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Overview

Originally published in 1936, this book forms the second part of an ambitious three-volume series on the movement towards Italian nationality and independence. Covering the period between June 1846 and January 1848, it provides a rigorous analysis of key historical events, which is maintained by a highly readable narrative style. This is a work of profound scholarship, informed by first-hand contact with leading Italian authorities on the subject, including some of those involved in the processes described. It will be a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in Italian history and the revolutionary spirit of the nineteenth century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521158633
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/29/2012
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Portrait of Pius IX; Preface; Introduction; Bibliography; Part I. June 1846 to June 1847: 1. Metternich's Italy; 2. World influences. The religious duty; 3. The Amnesty; 4. Chronological summary of the secular reforms of Pope Pius IX during his first year; 5. The parties in Rome during Pius' first six months (June 1846 to January 1847); 6. The movement to win arms. Criticisms of Pius IX's work; 7. 1847, January to July. Rome and the agitators; 8. The Moderate movement outside the Papal State (June 1846 to June 1847); 10. The Piedmontese group in Rome; 10. Pius IX's Harbour Convention. Garibaldi's first triumph; Part II. June 1847 to 1 December 1847: 11. Metternich and the Revolution; 12. Agitation to win the Civic Guard; 13. The Revolution obtains from Pius an armed force. The 'Congiura'; 14. The Austrian action at Ferrara; 15. Indignation over the Ferrara episode; 16. Italy after the Ferrara episode; 17. Piedmont after the Ferrara episode; 18. Naples; 19. The Customs-Union; 20. Sicily; 21. Pius IX grants the Consulta; 22. The end of Pius IX's programme of reform; Appendices; Index.

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