Assassinations and Murder in Modern Italy
Transformations in Society and Culture
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Assassinations and Murder in Modern Italy by Stephen Gundle
Book DescriptionAn extraordinary series of murders and political assassinations has marked contemporary Italian history, from the killing of the king in 1900 to the assassination of former prime minister Aldo Moro in 1978. This book explores well-known and lesser-known assassinations and murders in their historical, political and cultural contexts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403983916
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Stephen Gundle
STEPHEN GUNDLE is Professor of Italian Cultural History at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. LUCIA RINALDI completed her PhD dissertation at Royal Holloway, University of London on postmodernism and identity in contemporary Italian crime fiction and is a Teaching Fellow in Italian at the University of Exeter, UK.
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