Garibaldi's Grand Scheme

Misha Glenny traces the career of Italian nationalist hero Giuseppe Garibaldi.

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Born in Nice in 1807, Garibaldi became a merchant seaman, a guerilla fighter in South America, a defeated hero of the Roman Republic and the man who liberated the south of Italy before giving up all of his powers to the north.

Misha's journey takes him to Sicily, Rome, Sardinia and Milan. Among the people he meets is Anita Garibaldi, a descendant of the General himself.

Misha Glenny goes to Rome, Sardinia and Milan in pursuit of the Italian nationalist.

Misha Glenny traces the career of Italian nationalist hero Giuseppe Garibaldi.

1/2. Born in Nice in 1807, Garibaldi became a merchant seaman, a guerrilla fighter in South America, a defeated hero of the Roman Republic and the man who liberated the south of Italy before giving up all of his powers to the north.

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He explores the background to Garibaldi's most glorious exploit, the landing of a thousand men on Sicily and the heroic efforts that liberated all of southern Italy.

On his travels, he meets former mayor of Palermo Leoluca Orlando, the man who stood up to the mafia.

Misha explores the background to Garibaldi's heroic efforts that liberated southern Italy.

Misha Glenny traces the career of Italian nationalist hero Giuseppe Garibaldi.

He explores the background to Garibaldi's most glorious exploit, the landing of a thousand men on Sicily and the heroic efforts that liberated all of southern Italy. On his travels, he meets former mayor of Palermo Leoluca Orlando, the man who stood up to the mafia.