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The Judge and the Historian: Marginal Notes on a Late-Twentieth-Century Miscarriage of Justice - Carlo Ginzburg
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The importance of some books cannot be understated: They help place ourselves in the world, ask the right questions, and maintain useful, strategic credulity in the face of brutal empiricism. Sometimes they shed light on those facts, contextualize them, interrogate them, and so hold them up as empty, mendacious, vicious. The Judge and the Historian does this. As well as a concise and persuasive meditation on the convergence and divergence of the roles of its eponymous professionals, the book offers us a path through the tortuous proceedings that led to what the author portrays as a dreadful miscarriage of justice in a modern European state. Italy has always had a particularly active political Left and in the late '60s and early '70s an extraparliamentary faction that descended into propagandist violence. In the so-called Hot Autumn of 1969, a bomb exploded in the Agricultural Bank in Milan, killing 16 people. An anarchist railway man, Giuseppe Pinelli, was taken in for questioning by the police. Three days later, Pinelli (immortalized in Dario Fo's play The Accidental Death of an Anarchist) fell to his death from the window of the police commissioner Luigi Calabresi's office. The police claimed suicide but the Left accused them of murder. In 1972 Calabresi was shot dead in front of his home. The far-left Lotta Continua claimed it was an act of proletarian justice but many think right-wing extremists were involved. After almost 16 years of silence, an ex-mil biographies,communism and socialism,criminal law,europe,european,history,history and theory,ideologies and doctrines,international and world politics,italy Communism & Socialism, Verso

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The Judge and the Historian: Marginal Notes on a Late-Twentieth-Century Miscarriage of Justice
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Carlo Ginzburg, Antony Shugaar

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The Judge and the Historian: Marginal Notes on a Late-Twentieth-Century Miscarriage of Justice

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Carlo Ginzburg draws on his work on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century witchcraft trials to dissect the weaknesses and contradictions of Italy's case against Adriano Sofri, figurehead of the Italian Left, demonstrating the importance of intellectual rigor and passion against political opportunism and dishonesty at the end of the twentieth-century.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781859843710
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1859843719
Hardcover
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Publishing year: 2002
Publisher: Verso Books
216 Pages
Weight: 0,318 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9781859843710

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1-85984-371-9, 978-1-85984-371-0


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