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Published by Pinter in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Italy -- Politics and government -- 1976-1994.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Stephen Hellman and Gianfranco Pasquino.
ContributionsHellman, Stephen., Pasquino, Gianfranco, 1942-
The Physical Object
Paginationv. 8.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15960253M
ISBN 10185567159X

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