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Reversible Destiny

Mafia, Antimafia, and the Struggle for Palermo

by Peter T. Schneider

  • 114 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Mafia,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • Palermo,
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sicily,
  • Palermo (Italy),
  • Anthropology - General,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Italy,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711559M
    ISBN 100520236092
    ISBN 109780520236097

      Reversible Destiny is about the Sicilian mafia, and about the antimafia struggle in Palermo that radically unsettled the cold war social consensus, refiguring political parties and politics generally in Italy. It is the product of fieldwork in Italy spanning three decades, two in Palermo—fieldwork that has involved nearly yearly visits of various duration.   The couple left numerous grandiose plans—“Isle of Reversible Destiny,” a city in Tokyo Bay; “The Reversible Destiny Healing Fun House”—when they died: Arakawa in at 73, Gins in at But even if they couldn’t extend their lives, their work is proving resilient.

    Mitaka Picture Book House in the Astronomical Observatory Forest is a library located in a pre-war building on the premises of the National Observatory of . Architecture: Sites of Reversible Destiny- Architectural Experiments After Auschwitz-Hiroshima (Art and design monograph) by Madeline Gins, Arakawa ISBN ( .

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