2 edition of Who Mussolini is found in the catalog.
Who Mussolini is
by Oxford Univ. P
Written in English
|Statement||by I. Thomas.|
|Series||Oxford pamphlets on world affairs -- no.59.|
|Contributions||University of Oxford.|
On a Sunday morning in , Donald Trump retweeted a quote from Benito Mussolini, the Italian dictator, Nazi ally, and leader of the first major Fascist movement. The book does a great job of portraying Mussolini's massive ego and how that affected his decision-making and governing style. Yet Mussolini's ego would be a decisive factor in the crisis decade of the s, in which fascism's ascendancy in Europe caused worry among the democracies of Great Britain and s:
From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports from Mussolini’s spies inside the highest levels of the Church, will forever change our understanding of the Vatican’s role. Although he could be both ruthless and opportunistic, Benito Mussolini was also driven by ideology and his desire to make Italy great. But conservative forces in the Italian establishment and factional warfare in his own fascist party were stumbling blocks to his policy, and ultimately Italy never became as fascist as Mussolini would have liked.
Historian David Kertzer says the Catholic Church lent strength and legitimacy to Mussolini's fascist regime. Kertzer recently won a Pulitzer Prize for his book. Responsibility for this debacle has been widely distributed. But in this book, John Gooch targets the relationship of the armed forces to foreign policy from Benito Mussolini’s assumption of power in to Italy’s entry into World War II in His time frame is well chosen.
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The book does a great job of portraying Mussolini's massive ego and how that affected his decision-making and governing style. Yet Mussolini's ego would be a decisive factor Who Mussolini is book the crisis decade of the s, in which fascism's ascendancy in Europe caused worry among the democracies of Great Britain and by: 2.
This book is actually a compilation of Benito Mussolini's memoirs set approximately 16 years apart: the first being dated c. only eight years after his Fascisti 'Black Shirts' had assumed power in Rome by plebescite; the second being dated c. when the Fascist party in Italy was able to retain power only with Germany's occupation and Mussolini's 'rescue' by German by: 3.
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"The Doctrine of Fascism" ("La dottrina del fascismo") is an essay written by Giovanni Gentile, but credit is given to Benito Mussolini. It was first published in the Enciclopedia Italiana ofas the first section of a lengthy entry on "Fascismo" (Fascism).Cited by: Benito Mussolini was an Italian political leader who became the fascist dictator of Italy from to Originally a revolutionary socialist, he forged the paramilitary fascist movement in.
Over much of Gooch’s long and fascinating book hangs Mussolini’s personality. By turn gungho and monosyllabic, truculent and cheerful, he changed. The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe – review David Kertzer's nuanced book investigates an.
ROME — Mussolini is invading Italy’s bookstores. For weeks, Antonio Scurati’s “M,” a doorstop of a novel about the rise of the dictator, Benito Mussolini, has sat on Italian best-seller.
Mussolini’s War is an important book, adding much to our knowledge of Italy’s baleful contribution to the conflicts of the s and s. If it lacks a little colour and atmosphere, that is often the price to pay for a work of such meticulous scholarship. Read the full review.4/5(8).
About the book. It is the story of Pope Pius XI’s relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, based on archival material from both. Reception. The book was lauded by many authors including Joseph J. Ellis, who wrote, "Kertzer has an eye for a story, an ear for the right word, and an instinct for human is a sophisticated blockbuster.".
Mussolini has always been a puzzle for me and after reading this book he remains a puzzle. This is not the fault of the author but of the man who seems to have been a puzzle to himself. Mussolini was an arrogant pseudo-intellectual who employed demagoguery and flattery to obtain and keep power/5.
This book is a history of the relationship between Pope Pius XI and Benito Mussolini, anchored around the Lateran Accord ofwhich made peace between the Italian government and the Papacy and which helped legitimate Mussolini's fascist regime/5(). Mussolini was born inthe son of a schoolteacher and blacksmith.
While his mother was religious, his father expressed the strong anti-religious views that Mussolini would later trumpet. The book is very well written and is not bogged down in heavy detail. It highlights the salient points and provides a context for life in Italy under Mussolini.
While Mussolini's thugs did terrorize the populace form time to time the country really ran as it did in the pre-fascist days/5(20). The death of Benito Mussolini, the deposed Italian fascist dictator, occurred on 28 Aprilin the final days of World War II in Europe, when he was summarily executed by an Italian partisan in the small village of Giulino di Mezzegra in northern generally accepted version of events is that Mussolini was shot by Walter Audisio, a communist partisan who used the nom de guerre of.
The first half of the book deals with the life of Benito Mussolini. As fascinating as his early s I had long been wanting to read about a great biography of Mussolini, and this one was incredible. Hibbert researched and wrote the book right back in the s/5. 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. It struck me reading this book how Mussolini and his Italy were most probably, outside the BBC, the dominant influences on George Orwell in writing From this biography there is a sense of how constant and overwhelming the joyful references to violence and war were in fascist Italy and how Mussolini's basic mental framework was orientated towards violence, with war as it's socially /5.
Your History Book Missed This: Mussolini's Failed Invasion of France. Benito Mussolini was to find only defeat and death after international scorn and humiliation in one of the most forgotten. The urge to write this book grew in me out of the bewilderment I experienced several years ago when in the course of checking dates and events for another book I began to discover the "true" Mussolini, I thought I knew what he had been like, for I had lived in Rome untilwhen I came to the United States with my family, and Mussolini had been in power sixteen years.
My Autobiography is a book by Benito is a dictated, narrative autobiography recounting the author's youth, his years as an agitator and journalist, his experiences in World War I, the formation and revolutionary struggles of the Fascist Party, the March on Rome, and his early years in was first published in ; Richard Washburn Child, together with Luigi Barzini, Jr.Benito Mussolini: Selected full-text books and articles.
Mussolini By Martin Clark Routledge, Read preview Overview. My Autobiography By Benito Mussolini Charles Scribner's Sons, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.Mussolini's autobiography.
Much of it was dictated then translated. The notes were sent to Richard Washburn Child and compiled into a book.