Assassinations and Murder in Modern Italy

Transformations in Society and Culture

  • Stephen Gundle
  • Lucia Rinaldi

Part of the Italian and Italian American Studies book series (IIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Stephen Gundle, Lucia Rinaldi
      Pages 1-8
  3. Fascism and Anti-Fascism

  4. State Killings

  5. The Moro Affair

  6. Mafia Murders

  7. True Crime

  8. The Legacy of Anarchism

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 235-246

About this book


An extraordinary series of murders and political assassinations has marked contemporary Italian history, from the killing of the king in 1900 to the assassination of former prime minister Aldo Moro in 1978. This book explores well-known and lesser-known assassinations and murders in their historical, political and cultural contexts.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen Gundle
    • 1
  • Lucia Rinaldi
    • 2
  1. 1.Warwick UniversityUK
  2. 2.Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonUK

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