“The monarchy, as an object of study, has been quite neglected by scholars of the Risorgimento, which is counterintuitive because the unification of the country happened as a result of the military leadership of the King of Piedmont. King Victor Emmanuel II was one of the founders of the Fatherland and part of this patriotic Pantheon. So, this book covers a very important topic, where I feel there’s a bit of a void in the scholarship of the Risorgimento.” Read more...
The best books on Italy’s Risorgimento
Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti,