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Family Politics
Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival, 1900-1950

Paul Ginsborg

In this masterly twentieth-century history, Paul Ginsborg places the family at center stage, a novel perspective from which to examine key moments of revolution and dictatorship. His groundbreaking book spans 1900 to 1950 and encompasses five nation states in the throes of dramatic transition: Russia in revolutionary passage from Empire to Soviet Union; Turkey in transition from Ottoman Empire to modern Republic; Italy, from liberalism to fascism; Spain during the Second Republic and Civil War; and Germany from the failure of the Weimar Republic to the National Socialist state.

 

Ginsborg explores the effects of political upheaval and radical social policies on family life and, in turn, the impact of families on revolutionar...


2014   544 pp.  15 col & 59 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300112115  $35.00

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