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The Resource Biography of an industrial town : Terni, Italy, 1831-2014, Alessandro Portelli, (electronic resource)

Biography of an industrial town : Terni, Italy, 1831-2014, Alessandro Portelli, (electronic resource)

Label
Biography of an industrial town : Terni, Italy, 1831-2014
Title
Biography of an industrial town
Title remainder
Terni, Italy, 1831-2014
Statement of responsibility
Alessandro Portelli
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A pioneering work in oral history, this book tells the story of the rise and fall of the industrial revolution and the apogee and crisis of the labor movement through an oral history of Terni, a steel town in Central Italy and the seat of the first large industrial enterprise in Italy. This story is told through a combination of stories, songs, myths and memories from over 200 voices of five generations, woven with a wealth of archival material
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Portelli, Alessandro
Dewey number
945.6/52
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Palgrave studies in oral history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terni (Italy)
  • Terni (Italy)
Label
Biography of an industrial town : Terni, Italy, 1831-2014, Alessandro Portelli, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Part I -- 1. Introduction: Speaking, Writing and Remembering.- 2. The Red and the Black: Rebels, Patriots and Outlaws.- 3. How Green Was My Valley: Feudal Landlords and Struggling Peasants.- 4. How Steel Was Forged: The Making of a Working Class.- 5. Rebels: Socialists, Anarchists and the Subversive Tradition.- 6. The Iron Heel, or, We Didn't Have Any Trouble: The Coming of Fascism.- 7. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Surviving and Resisting Fascism.- 8. Apocalypse Now: War, Hunger and Mass Destruction.- 9. Red Is the Color: The Gramsci Brigade.- 10. The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Economic Boom and Industrial Crisis.- 11. Staying Alive: The Rise of Alternative Cultures -- Part II: Specialty Steel -- 12. David and Goliath: The Town, the Factory and the Strike.- 13. The Workers and the World: Terni Steel in the Age of Globalization.- 14. The Empire Strikes Back: The Town, the Factory and the Strike: Reprise.- 15. A Tale of Two Cities: Death, Survival and Powerlessness in the Neo-Liberal Age.- 16. Epilogue: Working-Class Sublime
Control code
on1005191723
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319508986
Note
SpringerLink
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1005191723
Label
Biography of an industrial town : Terni, Italy, 1831-2014, Alessandro Portelli, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Part I -- 1. Introduction: Speaking, Writing and Remembering.- 2. The Red and the Black: Rebels, Patriots and Outlaws.- 3. How Green Was My Valley: Feudal Landlords and Struggling Peasants.- 4. How Steel Was Forged: The Making of a Working Class.- 5. Rebels: Socialists, Anarchists and the Subversive Tradition.- 6. The Iron Heel, or, We Didn't Have Any Trouble: The Coming of Fascism.- 7. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Surviving and Resisting Fascism.- 8. Apocalypse Now: War, Hunger and Mass Destruction.- 9. Red Is the Color: The Gramsci Brigade.- 10. The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Economic Boom and Industrial Crisis.- 11. Staying Alive: The Rise of Alternative Cultures -- Part II: Specialty Steel -- 12. David and Goliath: The Town, the Factory and the Strike.- 13. The Workers and the World: Terni Steel in the Age of Globalization.- 14. The Empire Strikes Back: The Town, the Factory and the Strike: Reprise.- 15. A Tale of Two Cities: Death, Survival and Powerlessness in the Neo-Liberal Age.- 16. Epilogue: Working-Class Sublime
Control code
on1005191723
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319508986
Note
SpringerLink
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1005191723

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