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Between Center and Periphery: Grassroots Politicians in Italy and France
Between Center and Periphery: Grassroots Politicians in Italy and France
By Sidney Tarrow
Yale University Press, 1977, 272 pp
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A fine work on the relations of the center of French and Italian political power to outlying regions, largely done through interviews of mayors in selected locations. A well-known political scientist specializing in Italian and French affairs, the author strikes a successful balance between contemporary theory and empirical results.