By Mark Gilbert, Robert K. Nilsson
Italy is a rustic that workouts a carry at the mind's eye of individuals world wide. Its lengthy background has left an inexhaustible treasure chest of cultural fulfillment. The ancient towns of Rome, Florence, and Venice are one of the such a lot sought-after locations on the earth for travelers and artwork enthusiasts, and Italy's ordinary attractiveness and delicacies are rightly popular. Italy's background and politics also are a resource of unending fascination. smooth Italy has continuously been a political laboratory for the remainder of Europe. within the nineteenth century, Italian patriotism was once of an important value within the fight opposed to absolutely the governments reintroduced after the Congress of Vienna, 1814-15. After the autumn of Fascism in the course of global battle II, Italy grew to become a version of speedy monetary improvement, notwithstanding its politics hasn't ever been lower than contentious and its democracy has remained a stricken one.
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Hundreds of intellectuals desert the PCI after the party backs Soviet oppression of the Hungarian revolution. 1957 March: Treaty of Rome establishing the European Economic Community (EEC) signed. Italy becomes one of the six founder members. September: Death of the antifascist historian and political thinker Gaetano Salvemini. 1958 DC wins uneventful elections. Amintore Fanfani becomes prime minister. Pope Pius XII dies and is replaced by the liberal Pope John XXIII. 1959 Publication of Tomasi Di Lampedusa’s The Leopard and first showing of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita.
1958 DC wins uneventful elections. Amintore Fanfani becomes prime minister. Pope Pius XII dies and is replaced by the liberal Pope John XXIII. 1959 Publication of Tomasi Di Lampedusa’s The Leopard and first showing of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita. Salvatore Quasimodo wins the Nobel Prize in Literature. Peak year for migration from the South to the booming cities of Lombardy and Piedmont. 1960 Femando Tambroni forms a government with the support of the neofascist Movimento Sociale Italiano/Italian Social Movement (MSI).
The A to Z of Modern Italy by Mark Gilbert, Robert K. Nilsson