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Author Bell, Rudolph M.

Title Fate and honor, family and village : demographic and cultural change in rural Italy since 1800 / Rudolph M. Bell.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1979.


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 UniM Bail  305.560945 BELL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The Italian peasantry has often been described as tragic, backward, hopeless, downtrodden, static, and passive. In Fate and Honor, Family and Village, Rudolph Bell argues against this characterization by reconstructing the complete demographic history of four country villages since 1800.
Subject Peasants -- Italy.
Rural families -- Italy.
Italy -- Rural conditions.
ISBN 0226042081 ()