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Risorgimento By Lucy Riall

Risorgimento
by Lucy Riall

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The Risorgimento is considered to be the defining moment in Italy's history, the period where Italy became a nation and entered the modern world. Lucy Riall provides a provocative and pioneering examination of the historical debates surrounding this complex and controversial period, incorporating new research on national identity.
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Risorgimento: The History of Italy from Napoleon to Nation State by Lucy Riall

The Risorgimento is considered to be the defining moment in Italy's history, the period where Italy became a nation and entered the modern world. Lucy Riall provides a provocative and pioneering examination of the historical debates surrounding this complex and controversial period, incorporating new research on national identity.

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'Extremely well-written and articulately analyzed, Risorgimento offers readers an engaging and invaluable introduction to a complex and determinative component of Italian history. Its outstanding synthesis of historical narrative and historical interpretation make it a must read for those interested in the origins and trajectory of contemporary Italy.' Marla Stone, Professor of History, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

About Lucy Riall


Lucy Riall is Professor of History at Birkbeck, University of London, UK and is the author of Sicily and the Unification of Italy: Liberal Policy and Local Power (1859-1866) (Oxford University Press, 1998), and Garibaldi: Invention of a Hero (Yale University Press, 2007).

Table of Contents


Preface.- Risorgimento, Reform and Revolution.- The Risorgimento and the History of Italy.- The Politics of Restoration.- Social Conflict and Social Change.- Growth, Stagnation and Economic Difference.- Nation, Identity and Nationalist Politics.- Italian Unification.- Bibliography.- Index.

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GOR009967401
Risorgimento: The History of Italy from Napoleon to Nation State by Lucy Riall
Lucy Riall
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Macmillan Education UK
2008-11-21
200
0230216692
9780230216693
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