How united is Italy?

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Why did it take 1,400 years after the end of the Roman Empire for Italy to unite as one country? And how strong is Italian national unity now? In this podcast, Professor Jeremy Black, author of A Brief History of Italy, talks to The Critic's political editor, Graham Stewart, about Italian identity, regionalism and state-building. -- Right now we're offering 3 months for just £5. Go to thecritic.imbmsubscriptions.com/ for details. -- Image: (Photo by Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images) Music: "Modern Jazz Samba" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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