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A military history of Italy

Author: Ciro Paoletti
Publisher: Westport Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2008.
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Following Italy's military history from the late Renaissance to the present day, this book shows the role Italy has played in struggles for power in Europe and the role the military has played in forming the modern Italian nation-state.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Paoletti, Ciro, 1962-
Military history of Italy.
Westport Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2008
(DLC) 2007036162
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ciro Paoletti
ISBN: 9780313038877 0313038872
OCLC Number: 191805605
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 269 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: THE XVI CENTURY: Before the Deluge ; The Italian wars in the early XVI century ; Between France and the Muslims: 1565-1601 --
THE XVII CENTURY: The Thirty Years War in Italy ; The second half of the century ; The League of Augsburg: 1690-1696 --
THE XVIII CENTURY: The Spanish Succession: 1700-1713 ; The Second Morea War, The Quadruple Alliance and the Corsican troubles: 1715-1733 ; The Polish Succession: 1733-1739 ; The Austrian Succession 1740-1748 ; Italy from the Corsican Rebellion to the French Revolution Through the First Cold War: 1748-1792 ; The Revolutionary Hurricane: 1792-1799 --
THE XIX CENTURY: Napoleon Emperor and King ; From the Restoration to the First Independence War: 1816-1847 ; The First Independence War: 1848-49 ; From the Peace to the Second Independence War: 1849-1859 ; Garibaldi in Sicily ; The New State ; The Kingdom, his policy and the Colonies, From Rome to Peking: 1871-1900 THE XX CENTURY: Before the Great War: 1900-1912 ; The Great War: 1915 --
1918 ; From the Great War to the Ethiopian War ; "Overseas Spain" and "Overseas Tirana": 1936-1939 ; The War with the Germans 1940-1943 ; The War against the Germans: 1943-1945 ; Italian Armed Forces from World War II to end of the Cold War: 1946-1988 ; Italy and Nato till the end of the Cold War ; From the Cold War to the War on Terrorism: 1989-2005.
Responsibility: Ciro Paoletti.


This book follows Italy's military history from the late Renaissance through the present day, arguing that its leaders have consistently looked back to the power of Imperial Rome as they sought to  Read more...


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