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Modern Italy, 1871 to the present

Author: Martin Clark
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Longman history of Italy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This classic textbook covers the social, economic and political history of Italy from unification in 1870 to the present time. This new edition brings students right up to date, with increased coverage of the the 1980's and 90's and a new section on the turbulent reign of Silvio Berlusconi. Other changes include updating the coverage of Liberal Italy and Fascism in the light of recent scholarship and changes in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clark, Martin.
Modern Italy, 1871 to the Present.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Clark
ISBN: 9781317866039 1317866037 9781315834825 1315834820
OCLC Number: 881417557
Notes: 14.2 The war: campaigns.
Description: 1 online resource (618 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Measures and prices; Abbreviations; Maps; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Themes and problems; 1.2 Historiography; 1.3 Sources; PART ONE 1871-87; 2 Italietta --
a backward society?; 2.1 Agriculture; 2.2 The industrial economy; 2.3 The economic and social élite; 2.4 Making Italians; 2.5 Education and literacy; 2.6 Leisure; 3 The Liberal State; A. High Politics; 3.1 The Crown and its prerogatives; 3.2 Foreign policy; 3.3 The army; 3.4 The police and judiciary; 3.5 The civil service; B. Low Politics. 3.6 Local government3.7 Parliament; 3.8 Conclusion; 4 The subversives; 4.1 Popular disaffection and its institutions; 4.2 The anarchists; 4.3 Socialism and labourism; 4.4 The Republicans, Radicals and Garibaldini; 4.5 The Church and her influence; 4.6 Conclusion: strategies and counter-strategies; PART TWO 1887-1914; 5 The first crisis of the Liberal State, 1887-1900; 5.1 Crispi the reformer; 5.2 The 'tariff war'; 5.3 The banks; 5.4 Africa; 5.5 Riot and insurrection: the Sicilian Fasci and the riots of 1898; 5.6 The Catholics; 5.7 The Italian Socialist Party; 5.8 The Radicals and Republicans. 5.9 The debate on the State, 1896-19005.10 Conclusion; 6 The first 'economic miracle': industrialization and the economy, 1896-1914; 6.1 Industry; 6.2 Agriculture; 6.3 The limits to growth; 7 Politics in the age of Giolitti, 1900-14; 7.1 The 'Giolittian system'; 7.2 The Radicals and Socialists; 7.3 The Catholics; 7.4 The Nationalists; 7.5 The Libyan War; 7.6 The suffrage of 1912; 7.7 The end of the 'Giolittian system'; 8 An Italian people?; 8.1 Population and migration; 8.2 The uses of leisure; 8.3 Education and literacy; 8.4 The press; 8.5 The revolt of the intellectuals; 8.6 Conclusion. PART THREE 1914-439 Italy and the Great War; 9.1 The Salandra government and 'Red Week'; 9.2 The intervention crisis; 9.3 The Great War: fighting and campaigns; 9.4 The war at home: the economic impact; 9.5 Wartime politics; 9.6 The outsiders' politics; 9.7 Conclusion; 10 The strange death of Liberal Italy, 1919-25; 10.1 High Politics: patriotism insulted and patriotism avenged; 10.2 Economic problems; 10.3 Agriculture; 10.4 Political breakdown; 10.5 The rise of Fascism; 10.6 Mussolini as Prime Minister (October 1922 to April 1924); 10.7 The Matteotti crisis. 11 The Fascist State: the new authoritarianism11.1 The defeat of the opposition; 11.2 The strong State; 11.3 The defeat of the Fascists?; 11.4 Summary; 12 The Fascist regime: the quest for consensus; 12.1 Ideology and indoctrination; 12.2 Fascist syndicates and corporations; 12.3 Anti-Fascism; 12.4 The Church; 12.5 The breakdown of Fascist consensus; 12.6 Summary; 13 The economy and society under the Fascists; 13.1 Economic policy; 13.2 Agriculture; 13.3 Social change and the population; 13.4 Education; 13.5 Conclusion; 14 Fascist diplomacy and Fascist war; 14.1 Foreign policy.
Series Title: Longman history of Italy.
Responsibility: Martin Clark.
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This classic textbook covers the social, economic and political history of Italy from unification in 1870 to the present time. This new edition brings students right up to date, with increased coverage of the the 1980's and 90's and a new section on the turbulent reign of Silvio Berlusconi. Other changes include updating the coverage of Liberal Italy and Fascism in the light of recent scholarship and changes in historiographical approach, additional material on Italian popular culture and a new chronology.

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