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By Giuseppe Finaldi

This publication presents a story background of Italian colonialism from Italian unification within the 1860s to the 1st decade of the 20th century; that's, it information Italy’s imperialism within the years of the Scramble for Africa. It bargains with the standards that drove Italy to go looking for territory in Africa within the 1870s and Eighties and describes the reasoning in the back of the trajectories followed and ambitions pursued.

The occasions that introduced Italy to open clash with the Ethiopian Empire culminating within the Italian defeat at Adowa in March 1896 are crucial to the e-book. although its scope is way broader, as it considers the institution of Italian strength in Eritrea in addition to Somalia prior to and after the defeat. by means of telling its background, it explains why Italy emerged irresolute and humiliated during this, its first thrust into Africa, but still made up our minds to pursue growth sooner or later. The seeds for the conquest of Libya in 1911 and Ethiopia in 1935 were sown.

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