Could a Pope ever consent to be the subject of a political power?
Chadwick presents an analysis of the causes and consequences of the
end of the historic Papal State, and the psychological pressures
upon old Rome as it came under attack from the Italian
Risorgimento; and not only from Italy, but from liberal movements
in Germany, France, Spain, and Portugal, as well as Tsarist Russia
as it oppressed its Polish subjects. If a united Italy was to be... more...