Italy Before Italy: Institutions, Conflicts and Political Hopes in the Italian States, 1815-1860, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Italy Before Italy

Institutions, Conflicts and Political Hopes in the Italian States, 1815-1860, 1st Edition

By Marco Soresina

Routledge

216 pages | 2 B/W Illus.

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Description

Italian unification is one of the pivotal events in European history but the period leading up to Risorgimento has often been analysed in less detail. This book focuses on the history of the Italian states between 1815 and 1860 focusing on state institutions, international relations, economic and fiscal policies, living conditions and culture.

Table of Contents

1. A New Italy 2. Institutions and administrations until 1848 3. Politics and Conflict until 1848 4. The Italian Peninsula in the European Revolution: 1848-1849 5. Institutions and Politics during the Second Restoration (1849-1859) 6. The Work and Hopes of the Italians 7. War and the Birth of a New Nation

About the Author

Marco Soresina (1957) is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Milan.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Modern European History

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS020000
HISTORY / Europe / Italy
HIS037060
HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century
HIS040000
HISTORY / Europe / Austria & Hungary