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The Italian Left in the Twentieth Century: A History of the Socialist and Communist Parties
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The Italian Left in the Twentieth Century: A History of the Socialist and Communist Parties (Hardback)

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... a very fair and intelligent description of the vicissitudes of the two parties and students seeking a readable and jargon-free overview of the subject-matter should be directed to this text." -History

De Grand's study is exceptional in its comprehensive historical perspective... a revealing and evocative synthesis." -Marion S. Miller

De Grand is a useful guide to the complex history of the Italian left." -Thomas R. Brooks, New York City Tribune

An excellent overview of the vital Italian left-wing... " -Book Reader

This is a well-written, readable, rather detailed though not ponderous, discussion of the politics of the parties of the Italian Left in this century up to the present time." -Perspective

... will add immeasurably to our understanding of and appreciation for a country tormented at various times in the past century." -Mediterranean Quarterly

... well-written and extensively researched... De Grand illustrates a clear and obvious path of development on the Italian left... " -L'Italo-Americano

It is... a pleasure to note the appearance of Alexander De Grand's book... By providing an almost side-by-side summary of the thought and action of both parties... De Grand renders a unique contribution." -American Historical Review

... a good starting point for students of Italian history and politics, as well as anyone with an interest in the modern European Left.... It offers both a solid introduction to, and a persuasive interpretation of, its subject." -Journal of Modern History

De Grand chronicles the history of the Italian Socialist and Communist parties-natural allies yet also enemies, in the struggle to reform society.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical ideologiesSocialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 01/03/1989 ISBN-13: 9780253331076  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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