Reconstruction Era Reference Library

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What is the role of Piedmont; of Cavour; of Mazzini; of Garibaldi; of Prussia---- in the unification of Italy? Although many of the classic traits of chiefdom societies were not yet manifested, by 1000 CE the formation of simple elite polities had begun. Overall, the conflict that many of these agrarian or small craft communities faced in an increasingly industrialized world may have contributed to their demise, as did external hostility manifested in the larger, surrounding society, often seen in inflammatory newspaper articles attacking the utopian experiments.

Pages: 208

Publisher: UXL; 1 edition (November 19, 2004)

ISBN: 0787692166

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