Making Liberalism Work: The Italian Experience, 1860-1914

Synopsis

By most accounts, Italian-style liberalism failed. Explanations for its failure vary from economic backwardness or a political culture shaped by autocracy to claims that liberals ruined their chances by pursuing nothing but narrow middle-class interests. This study examines the liberal record to weigh the accuracy of these approaches.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2003