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Italy
A Short History

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: February 2002
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521806138

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  • Intended for the student of Italian history and culture as well as the general reader, this new edition presents a clear and concise account of the principal developments in Italian history from the Ice Age to the present day. Dr. Jonathan Morris has updated the late Professor Hearder's long-established and highly successful work with an authoritative account of development in Italy over the past decade.

    • Up-to-date new edition of authoritative and highly successful book
    • Comprehensive coverage of Italian history from the Ice Age to the present day
    • Lucid and engaging account with appeal for the general reader
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: February 2002
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521806138
    • length: 308 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.62kg
    • contains: 8 b/w illus. 7 maps
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Italy in the classical world
    2. The early Middle Ages
    3. The high Middle Ages
    4. The Renaissance
    5. The political and cultural eclipse of Italy
    6. The Risorgimento, 1790–1861
    7. From Unification to Fascism, 1861–1922
    8. The Fascist disaster, 1922–1945
    9. Italy since the Second World War, 1945–2000.

  • Author

    Harry Hearder
    The late Harry Hearder, who died in 1996, was a Professor at the University of Wales. His many publications on European and Italian history include Europe in the Nineteenth Century (Longman, second edition, 1988) and Italy in the Age of the Risorgimento (Longman, 1983).

    With contributions by

    Jonathan Morris, University College London
    Jonathan Morris is Lecturer in Modern European History at University College, London. His publications include The Political Economy of Shopkeeping in Milan 1886–1922 (Cambridge, 1983). He is editor of the Journal of Contemporary European History.

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