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Prisoner of the Vatican : the popes' secret plot to capture Rome from the new Italian state / David I. Kertzer.

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J.N. Desmarais Library DG 798.7 K47 2004 30007008921966 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780618224425 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0618224424 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780618619191 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0618619194 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 357 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 334-342) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Italy's Birth and Near Demise -- Destroying the Papal States -- The Pope Becomes Infallible -- The Last Days of Papal Rome -- Conquering the Holy City -- The Leonine City -- The Reluctant King -- Pius IX in Exile Again? -- The Papal Martyr -- Anticlericalism in Rome -- Two Deaths -- Picking a New Pope -- Keeping the Bishops in Line -- The Pope's Body -- Rumors of a French Conspiracy -- Preparing for Exile -- Hopes Dashed -- The Bishops' Lament -- Fears of a European War -- Giordano Bruno's Revenge -- The Pope's Secret Plan -- Epilogue: Italy and the Pope.
Subject: Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878.
Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903.
Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882.
Roman question.
Popes > Temporal power.
Church and state > Italy.
Rome (Italy) > Annexation to Italy, 1870.
Rome (Italy) > History > 1870-1945.

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