Benito Mussolini, Critical Lives

Benito Mussolini, Critical Lives

by Alan Axelrod, Alan Axelrod
     
 
Author and educator Alan Axelrod presents this biography of Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini. The text chronicles Mussolini's childhood as the son of a socialist blacksmith and schoolteacher mother, his difficult years as a young student, the political influences which formed Mussolini into a Marxist and an advocate of violent reform, his relationships with various

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Author and educator Alan Axelrod presents this biography of Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini. The text chronicles Mussolini's childhood as the son of a socialist blacksmith and schoolteacher mother, his difficult years as a young student, the political influences which formed Mussolini into a Marxist and an advocate of violent reform, his relationships with various women, his abrupt turning away from Marxism, the creation of the fascist party, and the years of leadership as the youngest prime minister in Italian history. Academic, but accessible to the general reader. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Author and educator Alan Axelrod presents this biography of Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini. The text chronicles Mussolini's childhood as the son of a socialist blacksmith and schoolteacher mother, his difficult years as a young student, the political influences which formed Mussolini into a Marxist and an advocate of violent reform, his relationships with various women, his abrupt turning away from Marxism, the creation of the fascist party, and the years of leadership as the youngest prime minister in Italian history. Academic, but accessible to the general reader. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028642147
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Series:
Critical Lives Series
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.83(d)

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