Garibaldi: an Autobiography (Google eBook)

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Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1861 - 337 pages
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A good introduction by Alexander Dumas, who goes into detail on the masonic and Carbonari conspiracies of the era.

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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXVI
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