Considered by many the Italian Robin Hood, bandit Carmine Crocco was the main protagonist of the Great Brigandage of 1861- 1865. He led an army of more than one thousand brigands and collaborated with the champions of the Bourbonist reaction in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
The book retraces the life of Crocco through the major events of that period, from the Risorgimento movement in Lucania to the fierce war against brigands under the command of Italian General Emilio Pallavicini.
Cover price: 16,00 euros
Rights Held: WORLD
Publication date: April 2016
★★★★★ “A unique biography.”
— Il mestiere di storico
Ettore Cinnella – former Professor of Russian & Eastern European History at the University of Pisa – is a leading historian in Russian Studies and an acclaimed author in Italy. Among his books: 1917. The Russian revolution, and Stalin’s Russia. The creation of the totalitarian state.
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