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Round Table. The ‘British School’ and Italian Historiography 1

  • Ilaria Favretto, Marco Meriggi, David Laven, Giulia Albanese and John Foot...


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These short discussion papers were initially given at the ASMI conference in London in November 2016. They have been written up, edited and brought together for this special issue of Modern Italy. The authors would like to dedicate this discussion to the memory of Christopher Duggan.



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