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The pope who would be king : the exile of Pius IX and the emergence of modern Europe / David I. Kertzer.

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Erlanger Branch 262.13 Pi9zk 2018 (Text) 33126022843431 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/05/2018

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  • ISBN: 9780812989915
  • ISBN: 0812989910
  • Physical Description: xxx, 474 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-443) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one: The beloved -- The conclave -- The fox and the crow -- An impossible dilemma -- Papal magic -- The tide turns -- Fending off disaster -- The assassination -- The escape -- Part two: The reviled -- The reactionary turn -- Revolution -- Pressuring the Pope -- The friendly army -- The French attack -- Negotiating in bad faith -- Battling for Rome -- The conquest -- The occupation -- Part thee: The feared -- Applying the brakes -- Louis Napoleon and the Pope -- The unpopular Pope -- "Those wicked enemies of God" -- Returning to Rome -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Documents the story of the violent revolution that signaled the end of the political power of the popes and resulted in the emergence of modern Europe.
Subject: Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878.
Europe > Church history > 19th century.
Europe > Politics and government > 1848-1871.
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