Italy in the Making 1815 to 1846

Italy in the Making to Mr Berkeley spent much of his time in Italy and made a life study of the whole Risorgimento He was in touch with some of the best living authorities on the subject In the course of thirty years I have

  • Title: Italy in the Making 1815 to 1846
  • Author: G.F.-H. Berkeley
  • ISBN: 9780521159159
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mr Berkeley spent much of his time in Italy and made a life study of the whole Risorgimento He was in touch with some of the best living authorities on the subject In the course of thirty years I have met men of all parties old Garibaldians, Piedmontese, Papal Zouaves and other survivors of the great days, and of course hundreds of a modern date and I have discuMr Berkeley spent much of his time in Italy and made a life study of the whole Risorgimento He was in touch with some of the best living authorities on the subject In the course of thirty years I have met men of all parties old Garibaldians, Piedmontese, Papal Zouaves and other survivors of the great days, and of course hundreds of a modern date and I have discussed every possible side of the question with them At the same time the libraries and archives have proved a mine of information, perhaps unequalled elsewhere for until 1860 there were nine or ten small nations in Italy each of which had its state archives From these sources, he and his wife have built up a composite picture of the movement for nationality and independence which shows how the Italy which Metternich considered merely a geographical expression gradually became an independent nation.

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