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Title:
Modern Italy, 1871-1995
Author:
Clark, Martin, 1938-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Longman, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
xiii, 474 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Modern Italy, 1871-1982. 1984.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780582051263
Format :
Book

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Central Library DG555 .C5 1996 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Martin Clark's book is established as "the standard history textbook" (as The Guardian described it) His study provides an analytical account of the political, economic and social history of Italy from unification to the present day. Throughout, there is particular emphasis on Italian society - on demography, literacy, religious practices and family life; and also on th


Author Notes

Martin Clark is a circuit court judge. He lives in Stuart, Virginia.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

1 Introduction
Part 1 1871-1887
2 Italietta - a backward society?
3 The Liberal State
4 The subversives
Part 2
5 The first crisis of the Liberal State 1887 - 1900
6 The first 'economic miracle': industrialization and the economy 1896 -1914
7 Politics in the end of Giolitti 1900-14
8 An Italian people?
9 Italy and the Great War
10 The strange death of Liberal Italy 1919-25
11 The Fascist State: the new authoritarianism
12 The Fascist regime: the quest for consensus
13 The economy and society under the Fascists
14 Fascist diplomacy and Fascist war
15 Resistance and renewal: Italy from 1943 to 1948
16 The triumph of 'Low Politics'
17 The economy and society under the Republic
18 The Great Cultural Revolution: Italy in the 1970s
Bibliography
Maps
Index

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