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Title:
Italy : a short history
Author:
Hearder, Harry.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Cambridge University Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xi, 294 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780521806138

9780521000727
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Intended for the student of Italian history and culture as well as the general reader, this new edition presents a clear and concise account of the principal developments in Italian history from the Ice Age to the present day. Dr. Jonathan Morris has updated the late Professor Hearder's long-established and highly successful work with an authoritative account of development in Italy over the past decade.


Table of Contents

1 Italy in the classical world
2 The early Middle Ages
3 The high Middle Ages
4 The Renaissance
5 The political and cultural eclipse of Italy
6 The Risorgimento, 1790-1861
7 From Unification to Fascism, 1861-1922
8 The Fascist disaster, 1922-1945
9 Italy since the Second World War, 1945-2000