Monthly Archives: September 2014

Episode 18 – How successful was the new state of Italy after 1860?

Italy (and for that matter many Italians) went through a difficult time in the 10 years after the unification of North and South in 1860. Over the next two podcasts we’ll look at those difficulties in 6 different categories: Continuing … Continue reading

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Episode 17 – How did Garibaldi Conquer the South in 1860?

As we heard last time, when the Kingdom of northern Italy was formally announced in January 1860, Cavour had largely fulfilled his ambitions for the expansion of Piedmont by creating a Kingdom of Italy which included Parma, Modena, Tuscay, Lombardy … Continue reading

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