In this episode Benjamin discusses the meaning of nations and
nationalism, geography of Italy, and the importance of names. Then
he tells the history of Italy from Rome to Charlgemagne.
About the Podcast
Two brothers telling the story of the Italian Unification, 1790-1870. Our story will start with a quick recap of Italian history from Roman times to 1790, then we'll slow down and examine the complex social, political, and economic themes as we cover the events of the Italian Unification.