A Discourse on the Life, Character, and Policy of Count Cavour: Delivered in the Hall of the New Historical Society, February 20, 1862 (Classic Reprin by Vincenzo BottaA Discourse on the Life, Character, and Policy of Count Cavour: Delivered in the Hall of the New Historical Society, February 20, 1862 (Classic Reprin by Vincenzo Botta

A Discourse on the Life, Character, and Policy of Count Cavour: Delivered in the Hall of the New…

byVincenzo Botta

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Excerpt from A Discourse on the Life, Character, and Policy of Count Cavour: Delivered in the Hall of the New Historical Society, February 20, 1862

His essay on Italian Railroads is remarkable for its technical merits and the national point Of view from which the subject is treated. Having indicated the most important lines for uniting the peninsula, as one condition Of its independence, he concludes as follows Then railroads will stretch without interruption from the Alps to Sicily, and will cause all the Obstacles and distances to disappear which separate the Italian people, and prevent them from forming a great and Single nation. A few years later, when Italy entered upon the struggle for nation ality, Cavour had the opportunity Of carrying out his designs in this branch Of the administration, and before his death the contracts were Signed for the construction of numerous lines, which will soon embrace the whole country in their iron arms. In another essay on the Influence Of Commercial Reform in England on the Economical Condition of Italy, he shows the connection between political and economical advancement urges the introduction Of free institutions as a necessary con dition for the commercial and industrial progress Of the coun try, and expresses his unshaken faith in the talent, activity, and energy of the Italians, which rendered their ancestors illus trions and powerful in the middle ages, when the Florentine and Lombard manufactures and the Genoese and Venetian fleets had no rivals in Europe, and which, if freed from the tram.

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Title:A Discourse on the Life, Character, and Policy of Count Cavour: Delivered in the Hall of the New…Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.24 inPublished:October 5, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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