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- DescriptionIn this long-awaited book (already a major bestseller in Italy) Ginsborg has created a fascinating, sophisticated and definitive account of how Italy has coped, or failed to cope, with the past two decades. Contemporary Italy strongly mirrors Britain - the countries have roughly the same extent, population size and GNP - and yet they are fantastically different. Ginsborg sees this difference as most fundamentally clear in the role of the family and it is the family which is at the heart of Italian politics and business. Anyone wishing to understand contemporary Italy will find it essential to have this ermously attractive and intelligent book.
- Author BiographyPaul 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.
- Author(s)Paul Ginsborg
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication30/01/2003
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Books Ltd
- Content Notenotes, bibliography, index
- Weight145 g
- Width1 mm
- Height1 mm
- Spine1 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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