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Modern Italy in Historical Perspective by Nick Carter

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Published by A Hodder Arnold Publication .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Italy,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Modern - General,
  • History / Italy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10630399M
ISBN 100340759003
ISBN 109780340759004

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About Modern Italy in Historical Perspective A sense of failure pervades Italian history: the failure of the Liberal State after Unification to democratize, mobilize and modernize Italian politics, economy and society; the rise of Fascism as a reflection of these shortcomings; the problems of the post-war Republic, tainted by corruption. First published in as Italy: A Modern History, the book has been substantially rewritten with a new section on the period after , a new bibliography, new maps, and updated factual appendices. Stylish, clearly written, deeply informed and often controversial, it remains the definitive account for anyone interested in modern by: Book Review: Modern Italy in Historical Perspective Europe has paid close attention to Italy in recent months, in the wake of an inconclusive election that created much uncertainty. In Modern Italy in Historical Perspective, Nick Carter takes a close look at Italy’s troubled history, tracing the roots of current problems such as corruption.   Title: Modern Italy in Historical Perspective Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: June 1, Publisher: Bloomsbury Language: English.

  A still from the film version of The Leopard. Photograph: Ronald Grant Archive 5. Christ Stopped At Eboli by Carlo Levi. For perspective. Levi’s description of the part of southern Italy to. MODERN ITALY IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. Nick Carter. Charts and assesses the changes, continuities, failures and successes of this most fascinating and complex of European states. Carter offers a unique combination of historical narrative and analysis of historians' changing and competing interpretations of Italian history. In Modern Italy in Historical Perspective, Nick Carter takes a close look at Italy’s troubled history, tracing the roots of current problems such as corruption and organized crime. Kate Saffin finds the book to be a detailed history of Italy since its unification, and crucial to our understanding of Author: Kate Saffin. This book is an invaluable guide for those wishing to get swiftly to the heart of the issues in modern Italian Arnold Publication: Modern Italy in Historical Perspective (Paperback) Specifications. Series Title: Hodder Arnold Publication. Publisher: Continnuum-3PL.

  Modern Italy in Historical Perspective A sense of failure pervades Italian history: the failure of the Liberal State after unification to democratize, mobilize and modernize Italian politics, economy and society; the rise of Fascism as a reflection of these shortcomings; the problems of the post-war Pages: This history of modern Italy began in March when Count Camillo Cavour proclaimed a united Italian kingdom with the goal of creating a prosperous, liberal new power in Europe. For a country whose ancient heritage had placed it at the center of western culture, this late entry into nationhood and rapid reach for power would bring frequent crisis.5/5(1). Sacred Records: Perspectives on the Records That Have Shaped Sports History by Echlin, Greg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at historical perspective and move next year to a reflection on contemporary Italy and its major challenges. The origins of some of these challenges can be traced back in history, from the tensions, the dialectic between municipalities and the Centre, between localism and nationalism. I know thatFile Size: KB.