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Italy and its Discontents 1980-2001: Family, Civil Society, State by [Paul Ginsborg]

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"A valuable reference for anyone studying or teaching Italian and European politics and society."--W.R. Smith, Choice ."..excellent..."-Alexander Stille, New York Review of Books."..the book is useful and even entertaining."--Laura Collura Kahn, New York Sun ."..his book is valuable...usefully traces the phenomenon of Silvio Berlusconi."--David I. Fulton, Library Journal ."..Complex and fertile with 'thick description', [the book] radiates the paradoxes and ironies that abound in a troubled country."--The New York Times Book Review .".it offers a complete portrayal of the textures of Italian society."--"Publishers Weekly" ""Italy and its Discontents "is a tour-de force. Anyone concerned about the condition of the country will find it packed with material to think about and argue over"--"The Economist" --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Paul Ginsborg is Professor of Contemporary European History at the University of Florence and was formerly Reader in European Politics at the University of Cambridge. His last book for Penguin was the now famous A HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ITALY, 1943-1988. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B002RI9O46
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin; New Ed edition (30 January 2003)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 3276 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 532 pages
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Timothy Amor
5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent introduction to the turbulence of late 20th Century Italy.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Prompt delivery & great price.
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Alex D.
5.0 out of 5 stars a great book which summarizes effectively twenty crucial years of Italian history
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3.0 out of 5 stars Reference book
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very well done, even if not up its first ...
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