The Italian Revolution: The End Of Politics, Italian Style?, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Italian Revolution

The End Of Politics, Italian Style?, 1st Edition

By Mark Gilbert


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Since 1992, Italy has been rocked by the disintegration of its traditional ruling elite as dozens of leading politicians have been accused of corruption, extortion, and Mafia ties. The two linchpins of the former governing coalition, the Christian Democrats and the Socialists, have been shattered by scandal and humiliated at the polls. New politica

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Politics, Italian Style -- The Mafia and Politics -- The Lega Nord -- The End of Italian Communism -- The June 1991 Referendum -- A President Versus the Parties -- Operation Clean Hands -- Three Elections and a Trial -- Premier Berlusconi -- About the Book and Author

About the Author

Mark Gilbert is assistant professor of political science at Dickinson College.

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HISTORY / General