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Intertwining the history of art, literature, food, music and religion, Baldoli explores Italy's history from the Middle Ages to the present. The book offers an insight into continuities across past and present day Italian culture, politics, and identity, drawing on a range of recent historiography and contemporary sources. 

About the Author

Claudia Baldoli is Research Fellow in History at the University of Hertfordshire.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

List of Maps, Chronologies, Windows and Illustations

Introduction

The 'Barbarian' Middle Ages: Invasions, Culture, Religion

The Middle Ages of the Cities

The Middle Ages of the Courts

Renaissance Italy: From the European Model to the 'End of Italy'?

Under Popes and Distant Kings

A National Melorama: The Epic of the Risorgimento

Liberal Italy

From Hunger to Hedonism: Italy in the Twentieth Century

Conclusion

Select Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403986160
Author:
Baldoli, Claudia
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Editor:
Black, Jeremy
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Italy Civilization.
Subject:
Italy History.
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Modern - General
Subject:
World History-Italy
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.69 x 5.44 x 0.75 in

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