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Italy and Its Discontents. Family, Civil Society, State 1980-2001

Paul Ginsborg is probably the leading English language historian of contemporary Italy.(1) His first history of post-Fascist Italy (it starts neither in 1945, nor 1948, but, quite rightly, in 1943), was path-breaking.(2) Published in Italian and English, its historiographic approach was innovative for its placing of the family at the centre of its analysis, whilstContinue reading “Italy and Its Discontents. Family, Civil Society, State 1980-2001”