Frank J Coppa

FRANK J. COPPA is Professor of History, Director of the Doctoral Program in Modern World History, and Chair of the Vatican Symposium at St. John's University. He has published over a dozen volumes on Papal and Italian History. Among his monographs are biographies of Giovanni Giolitti, Pope Pius IX, Camillo di Cavour and Cardinal Ciacomo Antonelli. He is also the author of The Origins of the Italian Wars of Independence (1992), and the editor of Dictionary of Modern Italian History (Greenwood,...See more