Mussolini"s Italy
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Mussolini"s Italy life under the fascist dictatorship, 1915-1945 by R. J. B. Bosworth

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Mussolini, Benito, -- 1883-1945,
  • Fascism -- Italy,
  • Italy -- History -- 1914-1945

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Edition Notes

StatementR.J.B. Bosworth.
LC ClassificationsDG571 .B715 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 692 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages692
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23096957M
ISBN 100143038567
ISBN 109780143038566

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Dubbed by Enigma as “the unpublished memoir of Mussolini’s longtime lover,” the book’s 18 chapters come edited and annotated by historian Brian R. Sullivan, whose commentary is informed by three decades of research in Italy, France, Switzerland, Britain and the United States.   Yet, as Australian historian Bosworth (Mussolini, not reviewed) notes, Hitler learned much from the fascist rulers of Italy; he was inspired by the Blackshirts’ march on Rome in to make his own putsch. Though Mussolini sometimes came off as a buffoon, and though the Italian state was a generally feckless enterprise, it was no joke; as Author: R.J.B. Bosworth. This is the first authoritative study of the Italian armed forces and the relationship between the military and foreign policies of Fascist Italy from Mussolini's rise to power in to the catastrophic defeat of Using extensive new research, John Gooch explores the nature and development of the three armed forces, their relationships with Mussolini and the impact of . Benito Mussolini, Italian prime minister (–43) and the first of 20th-century Europe’s fascist dictators. His dreams of empire led to the invasion of Ethiopia in and a declaration of war on the Allies in When German defenses in Italy collapsed in , he was captured and executed by Italian partisans.