The Force of Destiny : A History of Italy Since 1796, Paperback

The Force of Destiny : A History of Italy Since 1796 Paperback



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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 704 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports.
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780141013909



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