Conclusion: a Subaltern Italy?

  • Michael Broers


The French state and the peoples of Italy went their own ways in 1814, but the nature of the break is deceptively clean. The French legacy endures, but the widely accepted definition of that legacy is neither comprehensive enough, nor close enough to the realities of the problems of contemporary Italy, to stand unchallenged.


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  • Michael Broers
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  1. 1.OxfordUK

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