Italy and 1968: Youthful Unrest and Democratic Culture

Hardcover | December 15, 2009

byStuart J. Hilwig

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A comprehensive look at how the 'establishment' responded to the Italian student revolt of 1968. Using oral interviews, media analysis and archival evidence, the book explores the reactions of those who became the frequent targets of student protests - professors, police, activists' parents, the clergy, journalists, lawyers and auto workers.

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A comprehensive look at how the 'establishment' responded to the Italian student revolt of 1968. Using oral interviews, media analysis and archival evidence, the book explores the reactions of those who became the frequent targets of student protests - professors, police, activists' parents, the clergy, journalists, lawyers and auto wo...

STUART J. HILWIG is currently a Professor of History at Adams State college in Colorado, USA. His interest in Italian history began as a teenager when he worked in a pizzeria owned by Sicillian immigrants.  He earned a BA in History at Vanderbilt University and his MA and PhD from Ohio State University.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230575684

ISBN - 13:9780230575684

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Table of Contents

Preface
List of Figures
Introduction
The Italian Student Revolts, 1967-68
The Case of Turin I: Defending the Ivory Tower
The Case of Turin II: A City Reacts from Precinct to Parish
The National Dimension I: Constructing an Image of Protest
The National Dimension II: Italys Politicians Confront the Issue of University Reform
Conclusion: Revolution or Rebellion?
Notes
Bibliography
Index