A History of Contemporary Italy: Society and Politics, 1943-1988

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Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 1, 2003 - History - 592 pages
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From a war-torn and poverty-stricken country, regional and predominantly agrarian, to the success story of recent years, Italy has witnessed the most profound transformation--economic, social and demographic--in its entire history. Yet the other recurrent theme of the period has been the overwhelming need for political reform--and the repeated failure to achieve it. Professor Ginsborg's authoritative work--the first to combine social and political perspectives--is concerned with both the tremendous achievements of contemporary Italy and "the continuities of its history that have not been easily set aside."
  

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User Review  - James - Goodreads

An enlightening and detailed, if at times a little academic, modern history of Italy. Very well researched and presented with a fair overview of the competing players in this complex history. Read full review

Review: A History of Contemporary Italy: Society and Politics, 1943-1988

User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

A huge, useful tome of post-war Italian history. Because it's basically a history book, it can be a bit dry and hard to stay focused-on - but kudos to Ginsborg for trying to cram all that info into my ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface
1
Chapter
8
Chapter
15
Resistance and Liberation
39
Chapter 3
72
Chapter 4
121
The Economic Miracle Rural Exodus and Social Transformation
210
Chapter 8
254
Chapter 9
298
Chapter 10
348
Notes
452
Bibliography
536
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A contemporary history of the Italian post war experience through 1988
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Paul Ginsborg. Italy and Its Discontents: Family, Civil Society, State 1980–2001. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2003. Pp. xv, 520. $35.00. ...
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Review: Italy: a Short History
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Comments. Paul Ginsborg’s volumes on Italian history – the original History of Contemporary. Italy: Society and Politics 1943 – 1988 (1990) and the current ...
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CET Academic Programs in Florence, Italy. Italian and European Politics. Spring, 2006. Thomas Fetzer, email: thomas.fetzer@iue.it. Course Description: ...
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Paul Ginsborg is Professor of Contemporary European History at the University of Florence. His previous publications include Daniele Manin and the Venetian Revolution of 1848-1849.

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