The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions and Their Peoples

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The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions and Their Peoples

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Author :   David Gilmour
Publisher :   Penguin Books Ltd
Published :   05/04/2012
ISBN :   9780141043418
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   447
Size (mm) :   198x129x21
Weight (g) :   355

Gilmour delves deep into Italy's cultural past to discover not only the effects of Risorgimento, but what, if anything, earlier generations have said about the concept of Italy. He examines what the Enlightenment thinkers believed, what Dante thought,... Read more
Gilmour delves deep into Italy's cultural past to discover not only the effects of Risorgimento, but what, if anything, earlier generations have said about the concept of Italy. He examines what the Enlightenment thinkers believed, what Dante thought, what Machiavelli wanted and what the emperors made of it.