Legacies of Violence: History, Society, and the State in Sardinia

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Antonio Sorge

Year 2015
Pages 232
Publisher University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Language en
ISBN 9781442649897
File Size 7.46 MB
File Format EPUB
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The inhabitants of highland Sardinia proudly declare a long history of resistance to outside authority. Many even celebrate the belief that “not even the Roman Empire reached this far.” Yet, since the late nineteenth century, the Italian government has pacified and integrated the mountain districts of the island into the state, often through the use of force.