Monthly Archives: July 2013

A third Jesus Christ for Italy? Italian Heroes and the Risorgimento.

Whilst doing some reading for this blog – I intend to restart the podcast this summer and complete it as soon as I can, I started thinking about similarities between the Italian politician Bepe Grillo and Garibaldi.  Grillo’s wikipedia page … Continue reading

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The Beating of General Haynau

I’m doing a little research for a book chapter on the popularity of Garibaldi during a visit he made to England in 1864. ┬áPublic opinion in Britain was much more focused on ‘foreign affairs’ than it is today. ┬áMany people … Continue reading

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