The Five Faces of Silvio Berlusconi: The Knight of Anti-politics

@article{Pasquino2007TheFF,
  title={The Five Faces of Silvio Berlusconi: The Knight of Anti-politics},
  author={Gianfranco Pasquino},
  journal={Modern Italy},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={39 - 54}
}
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