The Resource Modern Italy : a political history, Denis Mack Smith

Modern Italy : a political history, Denis Mack Smith

Label
Modern Italy : a political history
Title
Modern Italy
Title remainder
a political history
Statement of responsibility
Denis Mack Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A political history of modern Italy, tracing events from 1861 when Count Camillo Cavour proclaimed a united Italian kingdom, to the formation of a Second Republic after the 1992 revolt of the electorate
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
945/.08
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DG552.5
LC item number
.M28 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Modern Italy : a political history, Denis Mack Smith
Label
Modern Italy : a political history, Denis Mack Smith
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/umich051/97019128.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-512) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section 1. Italy before 1861. The "geographical expression" -- The idea of national unity -- Mazzini, Garibaldi, and the revolutionaries -- Cavour and the expansion of Piedmont -- Section 2. The political and economic scene. The constitution, the King, and Parliament -- The social hierarchy -- Agriculture and industry -- Immediate political problems -- Section 3. The first decade, 1861-1871. Ricasoli, Rattazzi, and Minghetti, 1861-1865 -- Counterrevolution and brigandage, 1850-1865 -- The war for Venice, 1866 -- Financial and other problems, 1866-1867 -- The capture of Rome -- Section 4. The nation asserts itself, 1870-1882. The last years of the right, 1870-1876 -- Depretis and transformation, 1870-1880 -- Foreign policy, 1860-1882 -- Colonial enterprise, 1860-1882 -- Section 5. The troubled period of Crispi, 1880-1893. Depretis and Crispi, 1880-1890 -- Irredentism and nationalist fervor -- Agriculture and industry, about 1880 -- The tariff war with France, 1887-1892 -- Corruption and the banks, 1889-1893 -- Section 6. Colonial defeat and political reaction, 1893-1900. Social unrest and Crispi's last ministry -- The Ethiopian war and the eclipse of Crispi -- Parliamentary government endangered, 1896-1900 -- Defects in the constitution -- Section 7. Giolitti and liberal reform, 1900-1911. Liberal government resumed, 1900-1904 -- Clerical and radical co-operation, 1904-1906 -- The "southern problem," and emigration -- Economic and cultural revival -- The last years of liberal reform, 1909-1911 -- Section 8. The onset of war. The German alliance, 1896-1911 -- The Libyan war, 1911-1912 -- Giolitti's system collapses, 1912-1914 -- Italy remains neutral, 1914 -- Intervention against Austria, 1915 -- Section 9. The war and its aftermath, 1915-1922. The conduct of war, 1915-1918 -- The peace settlement, 1918-1920 -- New political currents, 1919 -- Nitti and the rape of Fiume, 1919-1920 -- Giolitti and suicide of liberalism, 1920-1921 -- Bonomi and Facta, 1921-1922 -- Section 10. Mussolini's revolution, 1922-1925. Italy on the eve, Summer 1922 -- The March on Rome, October 26-30, 1922 -- Dictatorship emerges, 1922-1924 -- The defeat of Parliament and press, 1924-1925 -- Section 11. The theory and practice of fascism. The machinery and personnel of fascism -- Economic and social policy -- Fascist doctrine -- The standardization of culture -- Persecution and its effects -- Surviving institutions -- Section 12. Decline and fall of a Roman empire. Foreign policy, 1922-1936 -- Lack of restraint, 1936-1938 -- The drift toward war, 1938-1940 -- Military and political defeat, 1940-1943 -- Section 13. The transformation of Italy, 1943-1969. Liberation, 1943-1947 -- Postwar recovery -- Constitutional problems in the 1950s -- A move to the left: the early 1960s -- Section 14. Italian democracy in crisis. Terrorism, corruption and consociation, 1968-1981 -- The old regime begins to collapse, 1981-1992 -- Four attempts at reform, 1992-1995 -- An interim solution, 1996 -- Appendix: Prime Ministers of Italy, heads of state, Popes
Control code
ocm36865665
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 534 pages
Isbn
9780472108954
Lccn
97019128
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)36865665

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