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Assassinations and Murder in Modern Italy: Transformations in Society and Culture / Edition 1
     

Assassinations and Murder in Modern Italy: Transformations in Society and Culture / Edition 1

by S. Gundle, Lucia Rinaldi
 

ISBN-10: 1403983917

ISBN-13: 9781403983916

Pub. Date: 10/16/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

An 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.

Overview

An 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403983916
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
10/16/2007
Series:
Italian and Italian American Studies Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Re-visiting an Assassination: The Death of Carlo Rosselli; S.Pugliese Fascists and Fetishes: Clara Petacci and the Masochistic Scene; E.Leake What Does It Matter If You Die? The Seven Cervi Brothers; P.Cooke Rosi's Il Caso Mattei: Presenting the Case for Conspiracy; M.Wood The Death of Giuseppe Pinelli. Truth, Representation, Memory: 1969-2006; J.Foot The Genoa G8 and the Death of Carlo Giuliani; D.McDonnell The Moro Affair: Interpretations and Consequences; T.Abse From History to Mystery: The Parliamentary Inquiries into the Kidnapping and Murder of Aldo Moro, 1979-200; D.Moss The Murder of Emanuele Notarbartolo and the Origins of the Mystique of the Mafia; R.Colucello Mafia and Antimafia: Sciascia and Borsellino in Vincenzo Consolo's Lo Spasimo di Palermo; D.O'Connell Chi L'ha Vista? Reflections on the Montesi Case; K.Pinkus Pasolini's Murder: Interpretation, Event- Narratives and Post-Modern Impegno; R.Gordon Making a Killing: The 'Monster of Florence' and the Trial(s) of Piero Pacciani; E.Nerenberg Fashion Victims: the Gucci and Versace Murders; S.Gundle & L.Rinaldi Between True Crime and Fiction: the World of Carlo Lucarelli; G.Pieri The Anarchist Assassin and Italian History, 1870s to 1930s; C.Levy Failed Assassins and Anti-heroes in Wertmuller's Love and Anarchy; D.Renga

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