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Cultural Disenchantments Worker Peasantries in Northeast Italy

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ISBN-10: 0691028494

ISBN-13: 9780691028491

Edition: 1990

Authors: Douglas R. Holmes

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Douglas Holmes develops the concept of peasant-worker society to analyze a kind of social formation that has until now gone largely unrecognized and unstudied. His book portrays the dissonant crosscurrents created at the interface of urban industrial and rural peasant spheres. Examining the region of Friuli in northeast Italy, it shows how wage labor was adopted by country folk who maintained ties to small-scale cultivation and indigenous traditions. Holmes draws on the Weberian notion of the "disenchantment of the world" to examine the cultural issues that animate peasant-worker life. What emerges is a vivid picture of the economic, political, religious, and ethnic struggles that infuse…    
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Book details

List price: $53.00
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 9/21/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.94" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English