Monthly Archives: December 2010

Episode 8 – The Revolts of 1848

We know from our last podcast that Italy was ‘tinder dry’, a situation that had the potential to go up in flames.  What happened to start the revolutions was a series of events in the different kingdoms and duchies, which … Continue reading

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Episode 7 – The Causes of the 1848 Revolutions

We saw in the last podcast how new ideas about how Italy might free herself from Austrian domination had arisen.  In today’s podcast we’re going to see how Gioberti’s hopes seemed to be on the verge of coming true, so … Continue reading

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