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Published: 26 June 2014

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199378234

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The Lost Wave

Women and Democracy in Postwar Italy

Molly Tambor

  • Examines the political careers and legislative achievements of the first wave of Italian women politicians voted into office after World War II.
  • Establishes how women from very different political and religious backgrounds reached across party political divisions to achieve constitutional rights for women.
  • Compares citizenship rights of women in Italy with other postwar European countries.