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The Liberation of Italy 1815-1870 [Illustrated] [NOOK Book]

The Liberation of Italy 1815-1870 [Illustrated]

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Overview

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents

CONTENTS
CHAPTER I
RESURGAM
Italy from the Battle of Lodi to the Congress of Vienna
CHAPTER II
THE WORK OF THE CARBONARI
Revolutions in the Kingdom of Naples and in Piedmont — The Conspiracy against Charles Albert
CHAPTER III
PRISON AND SCAFFOLD
Political Trials in Venetia and Lombardy — Risings in the South and Centre — Ciro Menotti
CHAPTER IV
YOUNG ITALY
Accession of Charles Albert — Mazzini's Unitarian Propaganda — The Brothers Bandiera
CHAPTER V
THE POPE LIBERATOR
Events leading to the Election of Pius IX. — The Petty Princes — Charles Albert, Leopold and Ferdinand
CHAPTER VI
THE YEAR OF REVOLUTION
Insurrection in Sicily — The Austrians expelled from Milan and Venice — Charles Albert takes the Field — Withdrawal of the Pope and King of Naples — Piedmont defeated — The Retreat
CHAPTER VII
THE DOWNFALL OF THRONES
Garibaldi arrives — Venice under Manin — The Dissolution of the Temporal Power — Republics at Rome and Florence
CHAPTER VIII
AT BAY
Novara — Abdication of Charles Albert — Brescia crushed — French
Intervention — The Fall of Rome — The Fall of Venice
CHAPTER IX
'J'ATTENDS MON ASTRE'
The House of Savoy — A King who Keeps his Word — Sufferings of the Lombards — Charles Albert's death
CHAPTER X
THE REVIVAL OF PIEDMONT
Restoration of the Pope and Grand-Duke of Tuscany — Misrule at Naples — The Struggle with the Church in Piedmont — The Crimean War
CHAPTER XI
PREMONITIONS OF THE STORM
Pisacane's Landing — Orsini's Attempt — The Compact of
Plombières — Cavour's Triumph
CHAPTER XII
THE WAR FOR LOMBARDY
Austria declares War — Montebello — Garibaldi's Campaign — Palestro — Magenta — The Allies enter Milan — Ricasoli saves Italian Unity — Accession of Francis II. — Solferino — The Armistice of Villafranca
CHAPTER XIII
WHAT UNITY COST
Napoleon III. and Cavour — The Cession of Savoy and Nice — Annexations in Central Italy
CHAPTER XIV
THE MARCH OF THE THOUSAND
Origin of the Expedition — Garibaldi at Marsala — Calatafimi — The Taking of Palermo — Milazzo — The Bourbons evacuate Sicily
CHAPTER XV
THE MEETING OF THE WATERS
Garibaldi's March on Naples — The Piedmontese in Umbria and the Marches — The Volturno. Victor Emmanuel enters Naples
CHAPTER XVI
BEGINNINGS OF THE ITALIAN KINGDOM
The Fall of Gaeta — Political Brigandage — The Proclamation of the
Italian Kingdom — Cavour's Death
CHAPTER XVII
'ROME OR DEATH!'
Cavour's Successors — Aspromonte — The September Convention — Garibaldi's Visit to England
CHAPTER XVIII
THE WAR FOR VENICE
The Prussian Alliance — Custoza — Lissa — The Volunteers — Acquisition of
CHAPTER XIX
THE LAST CRUSADE
The French leave Rome — Garibaldi's Arrest and Escape — The Second French Intervention — Monte Rotondo — Mentana
CHAPTER XX
ROME THE CAPITAL
M. Rouher's 'Never!' — Papal Infallibility — Sédan — The Breach in Porta Pia — The King of Italy in Rome
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014108317
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 439 KB

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