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Author Hellman, Stephen.

Title Italian Communism in transition : the rise and fall of the historic compromise in Turin, 1975-1980 / Stephen Hellman
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
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Description 1 online resource (x, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction; 1. Transitional Crisis and the PCI; 2. Workers and Communists in Turin, 1945-1980; 3. The Political Dimensions of Transitional Crisis in Turin: Three Cases; 4. The Strategic Dimensions of the Crisis: Autocritica and Change (1978-1980); 5. The Organizational Dimension of Transitional Crisis: The Turinese Federation's Broader Context; 6. The Organizational Dimensions of the Crisis in Turin in the 1970s; 7. The Party Apparatus in Transition: The Changing Role and Profile of the PCI Functionary; 8. The Turinese Functionaries' Attitudes on the Party, Tactics, and Strategy
Summary This study of the Italian Communist Party during the most critical period of its recent history explains the roots of the party's crisis. Events in Turin, such as Red Brigade terrorism and the historic defeat of the unions at Fiat in 1980, are assessed in the light of national developments
Analysis Italy Communism, history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-266) and index
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Subject Partito comunista italiano. Turinese Federation.
Communism -- Italy -- Turin.
Turin (Italy) -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 87031287
ISBN 0195363876 (electronic bk.)
9780195363876 (electronic bk.)