Separatism, the Allies, and the Mafia: The Struggle for Sicilian Independence, 1943-1948

The Sicilian Separatist Movement, which demanded an independent Sicilian nation, was one of the most pressing problem for the Italian state between 1943 and 1946. This book examines the movement's origins, leaders, and followers, as well as the actions in which separatists engaged to establish a free Sicily, the factors that caused the movement's demise, and its legacy.