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The history of Italy

Guicciardini, Francesco

The history of Italy

by Guicciardini, Francesco

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Published by Macmillan in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Italy -- History -- 1492-1559

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated, edited, with notes and an introd., by Sidney Alexander.
    ContributionsAlexander, Sidney, 1912-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 457 p. :
    Number of Pages457
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23746287M

    Italy: A History In 27 BC, Octavian was the sole Roman leader. His leadership brought the zenith of the Roman civilization, that lasted for four decades. Since its creation in , Italy has struggled to develop an effective political system and a secure sense of national identity. This concise history covers the period from the fall of the Roman Empire in the west to the present day, but focuses on the difficulties Italy has faced in forging a nation state during the past two centuries. The opening chapters consider the geographical .

    In Tobias Jones immigrated to Italy, expecting to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors. Instead, he found a very different country: one besieged by unfathomable terrorism and deep-seated paranoia. The Dark Heart of Italy is.   A History of Italy in Brief. Tweet Share Share. Written by Admin on July 3, in History. Italian History. In many ways, the history of Italy is the history of the modern world. So many pivotal moments in our collective past have taken place in Italy that it can be considered Europe’s historical keystone.

    Italy’s long history is dominated by three periods, the three R’s: The Roman Empire: during these centuries Italy was the centre of one of the largest empires the world has ever seen, and the wealth that poured into the peninsula led to the creation of some of the most magnificent monuments of the Ancient World. This book gives a history from about on that explains the evolution of the Nation that did not exist before about That is the Italy that you will find today. And these that are not quite history books, but provide a fine introduction to the land and the .


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The History of Italy book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Francesco Guicciardini, adviser and confidant to three /5.

Thomas' knowledge of contemporary Italian history is also inadequate, but it is important as giving an English view of the Italy that he was introducing to English readers.

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The history often focuses on the literary and social aspects that many political events in the country sparked. This work can be squarely defined as a post modern history.4/5. In Francesco Guicciardini, adviser and confidant to three popes, governor of several central Italian states, ambassador, administrator, military captain--and persona non grata with the ruling Medici after the siege of Florence--retired to his villa to write a history of his times.

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