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Personal logo Prince Alberts Revenge Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2012 8:04 a.m. PST

Are there any good English language books on the Bourbons in Naples? Looking for general histories, military aspects would be a plus. Mostly interested in post-Napoleonic Italy, but also interested in pre-Napoleonic as well. Thanks!

MarescialloDiCampo31 Dec 2013 12:13 p.m. PST

Seen late but a response better late than never….
The best in English are those by Harold Acton:
The Bourbons of Naples (1734-1825), London, Methuen, 1956
The Last Bourbons of Naples (1825-1861), London, Methuen, 1961

More general but cover Bourbons are:
Naples: a Palimpsest, in 1961 by Peter Gunn
Street Fight in Naples: A City's Unseen History by Peter Robb

and on the web:
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