A Thousand Years in Sicily: From the Arabs to the Bourbons

A Thousand Years in Sicily: From the Arabs to the Bourbons

by Giuseppe Quatriglio

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A Thousand Years in Sicily: From the Arabs to the Bourbons by Giuseppe Quatriglio

This is a history of Sicily from the invasion of the Arabs to the Garibaldi exploit that resulted in the annexation of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies to the new Italian Kingdom under Victor Emanuel II. It is a fast moving and dramatic excursus through the various dominations of Sicily related against the background of the Sicilians' will for independence.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013516908
Publisher: Legas
Publication date: 11/26/2003
Series: Sicilian Studies , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 228
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Giuseppe Quatriglio is a prize winning journalist and novelist who lives in Palermo. He worked for the Giornale di Sicilia and has written extensively on Sicilian history and culture. He is also the author of Sicily: Island of Myths, recently translated into English by Florence Russo and Gaetano Cipolla.

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