Wantage Literary Festival
The Archipelago: Italy Since 1945
Author, broadcaster and acclaimed historian, Professor John Foot explores Italy’s tumultuous history from 1945 to the present day. Combining research with lively insights, he recounts the riveting story of a country marked by scandal but with the constant ability to reinvent itself. A sparkling chronicle of the crises and modernisations of post-war Italy, from its fields and factories to the political intrigue of Rome. Ideal for history buffs and holiday-makers alike.