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Berlusconi"s shadow crime, justice and the pursuit of power by David Lane

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Published by Allen Lane in London .
Written in English


  • Berlusconi, Silvio, -- 1936-,
  • Prime ministers -- Italy -- Biography.,
  • Political corruption -- Italy.,
  • Organized crime -- Italy.,
  • Italy -- Politics and government -- 1994-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-324) and index.

StatementDavid Lane.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 336 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22600494M
ISBN 100713997877

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