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Published: 01 January 2017

144 Pages | 10 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198726517

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Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

Anna Cento Bull

Very Short Introductions

  • Covers the history of Italy from the Risorgimento (Resurgence), the movement leading to Italian Unification in 1861, to the present
  • Addresses the question of whether modern Italy is a modern country, and explores the extent to which modernity still represents a shared vision among Italian intellectuals, political leaders, and ordinary people
  • Contemplates themes of identity and asks what Modern Italy stands for by looking at the different cultural and political projects of modernity which have unfolded in Italy since the Risorgimento
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide