Politics and symbols : the Italian Communist Party and the fall of communism /

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Author / Creator: Kertzer, David I., 1948-
Format: Book
Imprint: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1996]
Summary:In 1989, in the wake of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the head of the Italian Communist Party (PCI), Achille Occheto, insisted that the PCI drop its name and adopt a new one. This text tells of the ensuing struggle within the PCI and of the symbols and myths connected to the story.
Physical Description:xi, 211 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-203) and index.
Author Notes:He is a professor anthropology & history at Brown University. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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