The Unification of Italy, 1815-70

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Hodder Education, 2006 - History - 156 pages
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The Unification of Italy
This title examines reasons why progress towards unification was so slow at first and why after 1850 it became so speedy. In doing so, it gives due attention to the roles played by Cavour, Mazzini, Garibaldi, Pope Pius IX, Napoleon III, Charles Albert and Victor Emmanuel, and attempts to answer the question 'Who made Italy?'.

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About the author (2006)

Robert Pearce, who edited History Review from 1998 to 2012, is General Editor of Routledge Historical Biographies. His recent publications include 1930s Britain (Shire, 2010) and British Prime Ministers (Routledge, 2013). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Andrina Stiles is a widely respected author of A Level History texts.

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