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Title Crime and the fascist state, 1850-1940 / by Tiago Pires Marques.
Imprint London : Pickering & Chatto, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 226 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies for the international society for cultural history ; no. 5
Studies for the international society for cultural history ; 5.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Punishment -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Punishment -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Punishment -- Social aspects -- Europe.
Punishment -- Political aspects -- Europe.
Fascism -- Italy -- History.
Fascism -- Spain -- History.
Fascism -- Portugal -- History.
Genre History.
Contents Acknowledgements; List of Figures and Tables; Introduction; 1. The Science of Crime; 2. Italy and the Universality of Repression; 3. Fascism as a Social Defence; 4. A New Space of Repression; 5. Earthly Hells and Purgatories; Conclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index.
Summary By studying the development of Italy's penal system, Pires Marques provides valuable insights into the wider political culture of European society. Focusing on the rise of Fascism in Spain and Portugal as well as Italy, he examines the role of religious, economic and political factors in the making of penal laws.
Other Title Print version: Marques, Tiago Pires. Crime and the Fascist State, 1850-1940. London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, ©2013 9781848933996