Force Of Destiny: A History Of Italy Since 1796

Paperback | August 26, 2008

byChristopher Duggan

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The greatness of Italy's culture and way of life have had a powerful attraction for many generations of visitors. This has created an overwhelming sense that Italy is a fundamentally benign and easy going country. The Force of Destiny, Christopher Duggan's immensely enjoyable new book, lays waste to this idea. While sharing everyone's enthusiasm for Italy as a place, he strongly distinguishes this from its political role over the past two centuries, which has been both vicious and ruinous for Europe as a whole.

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The greatness of Italy's culture and way of life have had a powerful attraction for many generations of visitors. This has created an overwhelming sense that Italy is a fundamentally benign and easy going country. The Force of Destiny, Christopher Duggan's immensely enjoyable new book, lays waste to this idea. While sharing everyone's ...

Christopher Duggan is Professor of Italian History at the University of Reading. He is the author of Fascism and the Mafia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:500 pages, 7.85 × 5.2 × 1.25 inPublished:August 26, 2008Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141013907

ISBN - 13:9780141013909

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