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John Foot

Professor John Foot

John Foot is Professor of Modern Italian History at University College London. He writes for the Guardian and regularly reviews books for the Times Literary Supplement and History Today.

MILAN SINCE THE MIRACLE: City, Culture and Identity came out in 2001 and CALCIO: A History of Italian Football was published by Fourth Estate in April 2006. PEDALARE! PEDALARE!: A History of Italian Cycling was published by Bloomsbury in 2011.

His latest book, THE ARCHIPELAGO: ITALY SINCE 1945, chronicles Italy’s turbulent history from the post-war period to the present day and was published in May 2018 by Bloomsbury.