Politics and Symbols: The Italian Communist Party and the Fall of Communism

Politics and Symbols: The Italian Communist Party and the Fall of Communism

by David I. Kertzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300066120

ISBN-13: 9780300066128

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

In the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union and its Communist satellites, the Italian Communist Party began a heated two-year struggle over its identity and future. David I. Kertzer tells the riveting story of how Italy's second largest political party transformed itself into the new Democratic Party of the Left. Kertzer illuminates not only the specifics of

Overview

In the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union and its Communist satellites, the Italian Communist Party began a heated two-year struggle over its identity and future. David I. Kertzer tells the riveting story of how Italy's second largest political party transformed itself into the new Democratic Party of the Left. Kertzer illuminates not only the specifics of party in-fighting but also the importance of ritual, symbolism, and the redefinition of history in modern politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300066128
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.74(d)

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