The Carter administration and the "communist question" in Italy. The political development and action, 1976-1978
Titolo Rivista: ITALIA CONTEMPORANEA 
Autori/Curatori: Alice Ciulla 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2020 Fascicolo: 294 Suppl. 1 Yearbook 2020 Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  26 P. 101-126 Dimensione file:  0 KB
DOI:  10.3280/icYearbook-oa12264
Il DOI è il codice a barre della proprietà intellettuale: per saperne di più:  clicca qui   qui 

 

Articolo Open Access
Clicca qui per vederlo.

Jimmy Carter was elected President of the United States in November 1976. A few months earlier, the Italian elections marked an extraordinary result for the Italian Communist Party (PCI), and some of its members obtained institutional roles. During the electoral campaign, members of Carter’s entourage released declarations that seemed to prelude to abandoning the anti-communist veto posed by previous governments. For a year after the inauguration, the US administration maintained an ambiguous position. Nonetheless, on 12 January 1978, the United States reiterated its opposition to any forms of participation of communists in the Italian government. Drawing on a varied set of sources and analysing the role of non-state actors, including think tanks and university centres, this article examines the debate on the Italian “communist question” within the Carter administration and among its advisers. Such discussion will be placed within a wider debate that crossed America’s liberal culture.


Alice Ciulla, in "ITALIA CONTEMPORANEA" 294 Suppl. 1/2020, pp. 101-126, DOI:10.3280/icYearbook-oa12264

   

FrancoAngeli è membro della Publishers International Linking Association associazione indipendente e no profit per facilitare l'accesso degli studiosi ai contenuti digitali nelle pubblicazioni professionali e scientifiche