The Italian Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives in the Interpretation of Mussolini and Fascism

The Italian Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives in the Interpretation of Mussolini and Fascism

by R. J. Bosworth, R. J. Bosworth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340677279

ISBN-13: 9780340677278

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press

A study of the way in which the history of fascism has been given meaning. It begins in the 1990s, with the political, cultural and historiographical crisis of the loss of the first republic, then returns to the inter-war period to review conservative, liberal and Marxist understandings of fascism.

Overview

A study of the way in which the history of fascism has been given meaning. It begins in the 1990s, with the political, cultural and historiographical crisis of the loss of the first republic, then returns to the inter-war period to review conservative, liberal and Marxist understandings of fascism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340677278
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Series:
Arnold Publications Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations viii(1)
Preface ix
Introduction 1(11)
1 The Italian 'Second Republic' and the History of Fascism: Finding (and Losing) a Usable Past?
12(25)
2 Italian Fascism: Early Understandings, 1919-1959
37(21)
3 Mussolini the Duce: Sawdust Caesar, Roman Statesman or Ditator Minor?
58(24)
4 Fascist Foreign and Racial Policies: 'One Man Alone'?
82(24)
5 Fascist Politics and Economics: Mussolinism, Corporatism, Totalitarianism, Bureaucratism or Continuity?
106(27)
6 Fascist Society: 'Totalitarian' Modernisation or Catholic/Peasant/Male Tradition?
133(21)
7 The Traces of Fascism in Music, Film, Literature and Memory: a Fascist Cultural Legacy?
154(26)
8 Resistance or Civil War 1943-1945?
180(25)
9 Italian Fascism and Models of Fascism
205(26)
Conclusion 231(8)
Select Bibliography 239(22)
Index 261

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