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The United States and Italy

Third Edition, Enlarged

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ISBN 9780674499089

Publication Date: 11/13/1979

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  • 1. Terra Incognita
    • 1. The Course of Italian–American Relations
    • 2. The Rediscovery of Italy
  • 2. The Land and Its People
    • 1. North and South
    • 2. The Regions of Italy
    • 3. The Italian Population
    • 4. Social Characteristics
  • 3. The Legacy of History
    • 1. Glory and Humiliation
    • 2. The Manner of Unification
    • 3. The Parliamentary Regime
    • 4. Prelude to a National Revival
    • 5. The Collapse of Italian Democracy
  • 4. The Legacy of Fascism: The Corporate State
    • 1. The Theory and the Practice
    • 2. The Institutions of the Corporate State
    • 3. The Government and the Classes
  • 5. The Legacy of Fascism: The Church and the Opposition
    • 1. The Reconciliation with the Church
    • 2. The Opposition
    • 3. The Reckoning
  • 6. The Second World War
    • 1. The Fall of Mussolini
    • 2. The Forty-five Days and the Armistice
    • 3. The Governments of the South
    • 4. The Partisans in the North
  • 7. De Gasperi and the Triumph of Christian Democracy
    • 1. The “Wind of the North”
    • 2. The Coming of De Gasperi
    • 3. The Peace Treaty
    • 4. The Institutional Solution
    • 5. Christian Democracy in Power
    • 6. The Disloyal Opposition
  • 8. Economic Recovery and Land Reform
    • 1. The Structure of the Italian Economy
    • 2. The Stages of Economic Recovery
    • 3. Fiscal Reform and the Bureaucratic State
    • 4. The Standard of Living
    • 5. Population Pressure and Agrarian Tenure
    • 6. The Progress of Land Reform
  • 9. The Heirs of De Gasperi and the “Opening to the Left”
    • 1. The Fall of De Gasperi
    • 2. The Search for a Political Formula
    • 3. The Election of 1958
    • 4. The Tambroni “Adventure”
    • 5. The “Opening to the Left”
  • 10. Economic Expansion and Its Repercussions
    • 1. Planning and the Common Market
    • 2. The Role of Parastatal Enterprise
    • 3. Population Shifts and Social Stresses
  • 11. The Cultural “Renaissance”
    • 1. Post-Crocean Social Criticism
    • 2. The Universe of Neorealisrn
    • 3. From Fantasy to Psychology in Depth
  • 12. Italy in the Western Community
    • 1. A European Foreign Policy
    • 2. The Six, the Nine, and the Twelve
  • 13. An “Ill-Developed Society”?
    • 1. The New Landscape
    • 2. A Protective System
    • 3. The Claims of Women
    • 4. The Neglected Millions
  • 14. A “Historic Compromise”?
    • 1. The Belated Center-Left
    • 2. The Political”Neobaroque”
    • 3. The Advent of Eurocommunism
    • 4. “Six Terrible Months”
    • 5. The Provisional That Lasts
  • Appendix I: Statistics
  • Appendix II: Suggested Reading
  • Index

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