Misha Glenny presents a history of Italy, from 1494 to the end of the First World War

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The Invention of Germany

Please click here for The Invention of Germany, a series described as 'classy and clever radio'. The presenter is Misha Glenny, the producer Miles Warde.

The Invention of Spain

"Spain is in trouble. The Catalans in Barcelona have rejected Madrid and are following a fervent local leadership. Foreign governments are making demands on the country to secure their long term investments. Is the European Union worried ? Hardly, because the year is 1714, and the EU doesn't exist."

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