Apostles and Agitators: Italy's Marxist Revolutionary Tradition

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One of the most controversial questions in Italy today concerns the origins of the political terror that ravaged the country from 1969 to 1984, when the Red Brigades, a Marxist revolutionary organization, intimidated, maimed, and murdered on a wide scale. In this timely study of the ways in which an ideology of terror becomes rooted in society, Richard Drake explains the historical character of the revolutionary tradition to which so many ordinary Italians professed allegiance, examining its origins and internal tensions, ...

Apostles and Agitators: Italy's Marxist Revolutionary Tradition 2003, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674010369

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