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105. The Birth or Making of Modern Italy

March 17 passes without fanfare in Italy, but it happens to be the anniversary of the declaration that brought Italy into its modern political existence and made Vittorio Emmanuel II the first of Italy's four kings. Here I invite listeners to think for a moment about the Risorgimento, the movement that brought Modern Italy into existence.

By |March 22nd, 2024|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |
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