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Mussolini and the rise of fascism by Donald Sassoon

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Published by HarperPress in London .
Written in English


  • Mussolini, Benito, -- 1883-1945,
  • Fascism -- Italy -- History -- 20th century,
  • Italy -- Politics and government -- 1914-1945,
  • Italy -- History -- 1914-1945

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-171) and index.

StatementDonald Sassoon.
LC ClassificationsDG571 .S277 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23929732M
ISBN 100007192428
ISBN 109780007192427
LC Control Number2009292569

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Get this from a library! Mussolini and the rise of fascism. [Donald Sassoon] -- "On the morning of 30 October , the Italian Fascist party leader Benito Mussolini arrived in Rome - not on horseback as he may originally have fantasised, but on the overnight wagon-lit from.   Benito Mussolini was an Italian political leader who became the fascist dictator of Italy from to Originally a revolutionary socialist, he . Italian Fascism (Italian: fascismo italiano), also known as Classical Fascism or simply Fascism, is the original fascist ideology as developed in Italy by Giovanni Gentile and Benito ideology is associated with a series of three political parties led by Benito Mussolini; the Revolutionary Fascist Party (PFR) founded in , the National Fascist Party (PNF), which .   There are a few good biographies about Benito Mussolini but there are very few that are written in English, especially compared to Hitler or Stalin, as an example. But if I was going to recommend a couple of books about Mussolini that captured his.