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Title:
A traveller's history of Italy
Author:
Lintner, Valerio.
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Edition:
[Seventh edition, fully revised and updated].
Publication Information:
New York : Interlink Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
viii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
General Note:
Edition statement from cover.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781566565219
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Linter presents a compact portrait of Italy from prehistory to the present. Illustrations. Maps.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Chapter 1 Early Italy: From Cave-Dwellers to Etruscan Civilizationp. 1
Chapter 2 The Romansp. 21
Chapter 3 The Middle Ages: From Barbarians to City Statesp. 53
Chapter 4 Rinascimentop. 85
Chapter 5 A Pawn in the Game: Centuries of Foreign Dominationp. 117
Chapter 6 Risorgimento and Unificationp. 143
Chapter 7 The Liberal State and Fascismp. 172
Chapter 8 Post-War and Contemporary Italyp. 202
Roman Emperorsp. 232
Popes, Emperors, Doges and Kings of Naples of the Renaissancep. 233
Selected Italian Artistsp. 235
Heads of State, Popes and Prime Ministers of United Italyp. 237
Chronology of Major Eventsp. 240
Election Resultsp. 253
Selected Reading on Italian Historyp. 255
Historical Gazetteerp. 257
Indexp. 274
Maps
The Roman Empire at its heightp. 46
Italy at the time of the Lombardsp. 57
Italy in the mid-fourteenth centuryp. 91
Italy under the Spanishp. 120
Unification of Italy 1859-1870p. 170