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The strategy of the Italian Communist Party

Donald Sassoon

The strategy of the Italian Communist Party

from the resistance to the historic compromise

by Donald Sassoon

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Partito comunista italiano.,
    • Communism -- Italy.,
    • Communist strategy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald Sassoon ; foreword by E.J. Hobsbawm.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN5657.C63 S27 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 259 p. ;
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4260131M
      ISBN 100312764782
      LC Control Number81005753
      OCLC/WorldCa7550956

      The Re-birth of the French Communist Party, E. Verney. The 4th Congress: A Special Report on the Recent World Congress of the Comintern, J. T. Murphy. The Forum: A Reply to David S. Reiss, B. Tamarkin. Book Reviews: Among the Books.   The Communist Party was always a strong force in post-war Italian politics. In the first election after the war’s end, in , the Communist Party received percent of the vote. Going into the second election at the end of the war, the Communist Party was poised for even greater success, buoyed by their alliance with the Socialist Party.

      A report from the Left Democrats (the rebranded Communist Party of Italy, PCI) to a subcommittee of the Italian Parliament first stated that a "strategy of tension" was followed by Gladio and had been supported by the United States to "stop the PCI, and to a certain degree also the PSI, from reaching executive power in the country".Members of the Democratic Party . Two lines struggle in the Communist Party In the Statute approved by the 1st Congress of the (new) Italian Communist Party (paragraph 6) it is written that: “The main organizational principles of the Party are the democratic centralism and the two lines struggle. The two.

      The general election was greatly influenced by the Cold War that was starting between the United States and the Soviet Union.. The CIA has acknowledged giving $1 million to Italian centrist parties. The CIA has also been accused of publishing forged letters in order to discredit the leaders of the Italian Communist Party (PCI). The National Security Act of , . Eurocommunism, also referred to as democratic communism or neocommunism, was a revisionist trend in the s and s within various Western European communist parties which said they had developed a theory and practice of social transformation more relevant for Western Europe. During the Cold War, they sought to undermine the influence of the Soviet Union and the .


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The Strategy of the Italian Communist Party First Edition by Donald Sassoon (Author) › Visit Amazon's Donald Sassoon Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: The Italian Communist Party (Italian: Partito Comunista Italiano, PCI) was a communist political party in Italy.

The PCI was founded as Communist Party of Italy on 21 January in Livorno by seceding from the Italian Socialist Party (PSI). Amadeo Bordiga and Antonio Gramsci led the split. Outlawed during the Fascist regime, the party played a major role in the Italian resistance Founded: 21 January(as Communist Party of.

The Italian Party is a fizzy, page-turning delight that begs for a Campari and soda!" —Julia Claiborne Johnson, author of Be Frank With Me "Christina Lynch’s hapless American newly-weds give us plenty to worry about as they dig their way into the dark heart of Italy () and into the even darker heart of the CIA/5(19).

Gramsci's Grand Plan Written by Fr. James Thornton and shortly afterwards helped in the founding of the Italian Communist Party. Marxist theory, and, most importantly, Marxist strategy. Get this from a library. The strategy of the Italian Communist Party from the Resistance to the historic compromise.

[Donald Sassoon]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction – Part I: The resistance strategy ; The mass party ; The communist compromise ; The end of the tripartite coalition ; The PCI in opposition --Part II: Polycentrism ; Socialism and democracy ; Structural reforms ; Alliance strategy ; The.

Let us start from the crucial episode of When the general secretary of the time, Achille Occhetto, proposed the final dissolution of the Italian Communist Party and its transformation into a new social-democratic party, there was strong resistance against this move within the party.

These voices of opposition were merely defending a vision of the party that. A strategy of tension (Italian: strategia della tensione) is a supposed policy wherein violent struggle is encouraged rather than suppressed.

The strategy of tension is most closely identified with the Years of Lead in Italy from –, wherein both far-left Marxist extremists and far-right neo-fascist groups performed bombings, kidnappings, arsons, and murders. Cyrille Guiat uses these two case studies to test empirically the hypothesis found almost universally in the comparative literature.

That is, it is generally argued that the French Communist Party (PCF) remained an orthodox, sectarian Leninist party, which aimed at creating a Soviet-style society in France, whereas the former Italian Communist Party (PCI) is depicted as a. This book is about Frank. Frank had a problem: he hated his country.

What did he do. He became a member of the Communist Party of the USA (#), where people who hated America found a other people they could party with. Frank Marshall Davis was an African-American born in Kansas in /5(). History. The PCI, which took the name from the – Italian Communist Party, emerged in from the merger of the Communist Party of Italy (PCdI) with splinters from the Communist Refoundation Party (PRC) and minor groups.

The foundation of the new PCI took place ninety years after the transformation of the old Communist Party of Italy into the old arters: Viale Mazzini,Rome.

Italian Communist Party (ICP; Partito Comunista Italiano), founded Jan. 21,at a congress in Livorno by leftist revolutionary groups of the Italian Socialist Party (ISP).

Until it was called the Communist Party of Italy and was the Italian section of the Communist International.

Ideologically, the most mature group in the ICP was the Or-dine. Puppetmasters reveals how US intelligence services exploited the P2 masonic lodge to prop up friendly Christian Democrat-dominated governments and counter the growing political influence of the Italian Communist Party.

It was a ruthless strategy involving coup plots, right wing terrorist bombings and the manipulation of the Red Brigades. However, with the ebbing of the European revolutionary wave of – and the advent of fascism in Italy, Togliatti and Gramsci came to represent a distinct tendency in the Communist Party, advocating a more mediated strategy.

Joseph Stalin () was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from to Learn about his younger years, his rise to power and his brutal reign that caused. The book deals in particular with the adaptation of the French and Italian Communist parties to the secular changes in their advanced societies.

It emphasizes the different attempts made by each party's leaders to participate actively and fruitfully in parliamentary political by:   3. The Italian Communist Party: A Party of Government and of Opposition. The Italian Communist Party, Italian Foreign Policy, and the Problem of Trieste.

The Italian Communist Party and Italian Prisoners of War in the USSR. The Roots of Communist Autarchy and the Rejection of the Marshall Plan. From Collaboration to Confrontation.

Foundation. The forerunner of the party was the Communist Faction which began in The Communist Faction was part of the Communist International, commonly known as the Comintern. The Communist Party of Italy was founded in Livorno on 21 January following a split in the Italian Socialist Party (PSI) on their 17th Congress.

The split occurred after the socialist Ideology: Communism, Marxism–Leninism. Outlawed by the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini inthe party continued underground and in exile, re-emerging in as the Italian Communist Party. The s saw an emergence of a "political influence via culture" policy within the party, an attempt by Antonio Gramsci (), the Italian socialist, political theorist, and.

A report from the Left Democrats (the rebranded Communist Party of Italy, PCI) to a subcommittee of the Italian Parliament first stated that a “strategy of tension” was followed by Gladio and had been supported by the United States to “stop the PCI, and to a certain degree also the PSI, from reaching executive power in the country”.

John Bachtell is the National Chair of the Communist Party. In this article, he provides an up-to-date look at where things stand in the elections and offers important insights on strategic thinking for the broad democratic left.

So far, the elections have been anything but predictable. David Hine; The Italian Communist Party: The Crisis of the Popular Front Strategy and The Nature of the Italian Party System: A Regional Case Study, Internatio We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : David Hine.The revolutionary goals, indicated in the Communist Party's program, are not achievable through the participation in bourgeois governments and left or left-centrist coalitions; they are not compatible with the permanence of Italy in the European Union and NATO, that are tools of big monopolistic capital to oppress the workers and the peoples, hijacking the product of their work.