The Long Awaited Moment: The Working Class and the Italian Communist Party in Milan, 1943-1948

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This book describes the activities and political development of industrial workers in the "Porta Romana" area of Milan during the 1940s. The main focus of discussion is the extent of working class allegiance to the Italian Communist Party, which the author argues was generally more apparent than real. Through the use of unpublished archive material and oral sources, the author argues that many workers possessed a more radical consciousness than that of Communist leaders: the desire for "The Long Awaited Moment" of an ...

The Long Awaited Moment: The Working Class and the Italian Communist Party in Milan, 1943-1948 1997, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820426747

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