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Dr Toby Abse

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PositionLecturer, Senior Tutor
Department History
Email t.abse (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7204
Dr Toby Abse

Academic qualifications

BA, Cambridge, 1978
PhD, Cambridge, 1983
Thesis entitled 'The Political Struggle in Livorno, 1918-1922: The Rise of Fascism in a Socialist Stronghold.'

Teaching

BA

First year
Dictators, War and Revolution

Second and third year
France Since 1870: Fascism, Communism and Democracy
Germany Since 1870: Nationalism Versus Democracy

MA
Italian Terrorism in the 20th Century

 

Research Interests

My research interests include Italian fascism, Italian Communism, Italian labour history and recent developments in Italian politics.

Publications

Book Section

The Moro Affair: Interpretations and Consequences
Abse, Toby. 2007. The Moro Affair: Interpretations and Consequences. In: S. Gundle and L. Rinaldi, eds. Assassinations and Murder in Modern Italy Transformations in Society and Culture. Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 89-100. ISBN 1403983917

Catholic-Jewish Relations in Italy from Unification to the Second Vatican Council (1870-1965)
Abse, Toby. 2006. Catholic-Jewish Relations in Italy from Unification to the Second Vatican Council (1870-1965). In: Philip J. Broadhead and Damien V. Keown, eds. Can Faiths Make Peace? Holy Wars and the Resolution of Religious Conflicts. I.B Tauris, pp. 107-123. ISBN 9781845112769

Italy's Long Road to Austerity and the Paradoxes of Communism
Abse, Toby. 2005. Italy's Long Road to Austerity and the Paradoxes of Communism. In: B. Moss, ed. Monetary Union in Crisis: The European Union as a Neo-Liberal Construction. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 249-265. ISBN 0333963172

Palmiro Togliatti, Loyal Servant of Stalin
Abse, Toby. 2003. Palmiro Togliatti, Loyal Servant of Stalin. In: K. Flett and D. Renton, eds. New Approaches to Socialist History. New Clarion Press, pp. 30-48. ISBN 1873797419

Article

Rifondazione Comunista: a party of protest or a party of government?
Abse, Toby. 2015. Rifondazione Comunista: a party of protest or a party of government? Socialist History(47), pp. 64-89. ISSN 0969-4331