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Italy and Its Invaders

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$22.50 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674030336

Publication Date: 02/15/2009

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240 pages

5-1/8 x 7-15/16 inches

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[Arnaldi’s] interests stretch from the sack of Rome by Alaric to the American liberation of Italy in World War II...This elegant volume is an opportunity to consider the broad sweeps of history, illustrated through selected examples...It in some ways accomplishes more than the author claims, by making clear the central issues of Italian identity over centuries, and illustrating the shifting nature of how Italians have viewed themselves. A reader will be enriched by understanding the central flow of events that Arnaldi presents in their broadest context.—John Lewis, Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Arnaldi’s book is a little gem, informative and fair on the historical vicissitudes of the peninsula.—Antonio Santosuosso, International History Review

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