Benito Mussolini:The First Fascist (Library of World Biography Series)

series
Prentice Hall
author
Anthony L. Cardoza
publisher
Pearson
cover
Softcover
edition
1
language
English
total pages
208
pub.-date
April 2005
ISBN13
9780321095879
ISBN
0321095871
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Description

This new addition to the Longman World Biography series integrates the latest scholarship on the life of Mussolini with the story of Italian Fascism.

 

Combines the story of Mussolini, the man, with the story of Italian Fascism. Explores the larger legacy of Mussolini outside of Europe and since 1945. Situates Fascism in a global context and exposes students to debates on historical interpretation. Provides students with a comparative framework for understanding European Fascism.

 

Features

  • Combines the story of Mussolini, the man, with the story of Italian Fascism.
  • Explores the larger legacy of Mussolini outside of Europe and since 1945.
  • Situates Fascism in a global context and exposes students to debates on historical interpretation.
  • Provides students with a comparative framework for understanding European Fascism.

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Rebel Without a Cause: 1883-1910.

2. The Political Chameleon: 1910-1919.

3. Mussolini and the Fascist Rise to Power: 1919-1925.

4. Architect of the TotalitarianState: 1924-1935.

5. Mussolini and the Cult of the Duce: 1925-1938.

6. The Limits of Personal Power: 1925-1935.

7. Mussolini, The Warlord: 1935-1938.

8. Mussolini and Hitler: 1936-1940.

9. Death of a Regime and a Man: 1940-1945.

10. The Duce's Legacy.

Notes on Sources.

Reader Review(s)

'The writing is lively and very much to the point and, in such a short book, the survey provided is very comprehensive.'

Journal of Modern Italian Studies 2006