1st Edition

The Italian Revolution The End Of Politics, Italian Style?

By Mark Gilbert Copyright 1995
    214 Pages
    by Routledge

    216 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book provides both a historical account of the circumstances that led to la rivoluzione italiana and an explanation of why it took place after decades of complacency. It deals with major events that occurred within the Italian party political system between 1976 and 1991.

    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


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