Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2020

288 Pages | maps & line drawings

ISBN: 9780198731832

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Restoration and Risorgimento

Italy, 1796-1870

David Laven

  • Ideal for students new to the subject, with a clear narrative structure, a glossary, a guide to further reading and chronologies
  • Sets the subject in the wider context of 19th century European history and the struggle for power in Europe
  • David Laven includes a full discussion of Italian identity and looks at the extent of opposition and indifference amongst Italians to the process of unification
  • Unique emphasis on those who suffered or lost out because of unification