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Author Clark, Martin, 1938-

Title Modern Italy, 1871 to the present / Martin Clark
Edition 3rd ed
Published Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson Longman, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 591 pages) : maps
Contents 1. Introduction -- pt. 1. 1871-87 -- 2. Italietta -- a backward society? -- 3. The Liberal State -- 4. The subversives -- pt. 2. 1887-1914 -- 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 age of Giolitti, 1900-14 -- 8. An Italian people? -- pt. 3. 1914-43 -- 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 -- pt. 4. 1943-2006 -- 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 -- 19. The economy and society, 1980-2006 -- 20. The collapse of the 'First Republic'?
Summary This textbook covers the social, economic and political history of Italy from unification in 1870 to the present time. This edition brings students right up to date, with increased coverage of the the 1980s and 90s and a new section on the turbulent reign of Silvio Berlusconi
Notes Revision of 2nd ed., published under the title: Modern Italy, 1871-1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 532-549) and index
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Subject Italy -- History -- 1870-1914.
Italy -- History -- 20th century.
Italy -- History -- 21st century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Martin, 1938- Modern Italy, 1871-1995
ISBN 1306870348
1317866029
1317866037
9781306870344
9781317866022
9781317866039