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Mussolini's Italy by R. J. B. Bosworth

Mussolini's Italy

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Mussolini's Italy by R. J. B. Bosworth
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Jan 30, 2007 | ISBN 9780143038566

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Shrewd, lucid, exhaustively documented and totally unsentimental. (David Schoenbaum, The New York Times)

With this insightful, comprehensive study, Bosworth secures his place as one of the two leading historians in the English-speaking world . . . of twentieth-century Italy. (Publishers Weekly, starred and boxed review)

A powerful work of scholarship, beautifully written, which should be read by anyone interested in twentieth-century Europe. (The Economist)

Table Of Contents

Mussolini’s ItalyList of illustrations
List of abbreviations
Note on further reading

1. One Italy or another before 1914
2. Liberal and dynastic war
3. Popular and national war
4. 1919
5. Becoming a Fascist
6. Learning to rule in the provinces
7. Learning to rule from Rome
8. Building a totalitarian dictatorship
9. Forging Fascist society
10. Placing Italy in Europe
11. Going to the people
12. Dictating full-time
13. Becoming imperialists
14. Embracing Nazi Germany
15. Lurching into war
16. The wages of Fascist war
17. Losing all the wars
18. The Fascist heritage


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