The Battles of Magenta and Solferino, 1859

Period : 2nd Republic / 2nd Empire
Author(s) : HICKS Peter
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This bibliography forms part of our close-up on: the Battles of Magenta and Solferino, 1859.

History of the Campaign of 1859

A. Blumberg, A carefully planned accident: The Italian war of 1859, London 1990
D. Mack Smith, Cavour and Garibaldi: A Study in Political Conflict, Cambridge 1985 (second ed.)
P. Turnbull, Solferino: The Birth of a Nation, New York, 1985
H.C. Wylly, The Campaign of Magenta and Solferino 1859, London, 1907, downloadable here (external link).

Italy and the Risorgimento

D. Beales, England and Italy, 1859-60, London 1961
F. Coppa, The origins of the Italian wars of independence, London 1992
D. Mack Smith, Victor Emmanuel, Cavour and the Risorgimento, London 1971
M. Walker (ed.) Plombières: secret diplomacy and the rebirth of Italy, New York 1968

Books in French

Raymond Bourgerie, Magenta et Solferino (1859) : Napoléon III et le rêve italien, Paris 1993
Roland Conilleau, L’Entrevue de Plombières, Nancy 1991


Battlefield anomalies, Solferino (external link)

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