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The force of destiny : a history of Italy since 1796

Author: Christopher Duggan
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The greatness of Italy's culture and way of life have had a powerful attraction for many generations of visitors. This book while sharing everyone's enthusiasm for Italy as a place, distinguishes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Duggan
ISBN: 9780141013909 0141013907
OCLC Number: 212431007
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2007.
Description: xxiii, 652 pages [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Awakening, 1796-1815 --
1. Deliverance, 1796-9 --
2. Searching for the Nation's Soul --
3. Conspiracy and Resistance --
pt. 2. Preaching, 1815-46 --
4. Restoration, Romanticism and Revolt, 1815-30 --
5. Fractured Past and Fractured Present --
6. Apostles and Martyrs: Mazzini and the Democrats, 1830-44 --
7. Educators and Reformers: The Moderates --
pt. 3. Poetry, 1846-60 --
8. Revolution, 1846-9 --
9. Piedmont and Cavour --
10. Unity, 1858-60 --
pt. 4. Prose, 1861-87 --
11. The New State --
12. The Road to Rome, 1861-70 --
13. The Threat from the South, 1870-85 --
14. National Education --
15. Sources of Authority: King, Church and Parliament, 1870-87 --
pt. 5. War, 1887-1918 --
16. Francesco Crispi and the 'New European Order', 1887-91 --
17. The Fin de Siecle Crisis --
18. Rival Religions: Socialism and Catholicism --
19. Nationalism --
20. The Great War, 1915-18 --
pt. 6. Fascism, 1919-43 --
21. Civil War and the Advent of Fascism, 1919-22 --
22. The Establishment of a Dictatorship, 1922-5 --
23. The Fascist Ethical State --
24. Community of Believers --
25. A Place in the Sun, 1929-36 --
26. Into the Abyss, 1936-43 --
pt. 7. Parties --
27. The Foundations of the Republic, 1943-57 --
28. The Economic Miracle, 1958-75 --
29. Towards the 'Second Republic'.
Responsibility: Christopher Duggan.

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