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Published: 16 May 2019

240 Pages | 12 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198840374

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Love, Honour, and Jealousy

An Intimate History of the Italian Economic Miracle

Niamh Cullen

Emotions in History

  • Provides a new perspective on the impact of the Italian economic miracle of the 1950s and 1960s on personal, intimate, and family life
  • Weaves personal perspectives into a wider story about society and nation at a time of rapid social change and widespread anxiety about what it meant to be a 'modern' nation
  • Offers a history not just of romantic love, but also of the darker emotions associated with it: honour and jealousy
  • Makes use of an extensive collection of unpublished diaries and memoirs

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