Italian Fascism, 1919-1945 / Edition 2

Italian Fascism, 1919-1945 / Edition 2

by Philip Morgan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0333949986

ISBN-13: 9780333949986

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This thoroughly revised and updated edition provides a critical and comprehensive overview of the origins of Fascism and the movement's taking and consolidation of power. Philip Morgan focuses on the workings of the first ever 'totalitarian' system and its impacts on the lives and outlooks of ordinary Italians. Morgan gives an explanation and interpretation of

Overview

This thoroughly revised and updated edition provides a critical and comprehensive overview of the origins of Fascism and the movement's taking and consolidation of power. Philip Morgan focuses on the workings of the first ever 'totalitarian' system and its impacts on the lives and outlooks of ordinary Italians. Morgan gives an explanation and interpretation of Fascism which locates its place in contemporary history and takes account of the recent controversial historiographical debates on the nature of the phenomenon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333949986
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
Making of the Twentieth Century Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
• List of Abbreviations
• Map of Modern Italy
• Introduction: Locating
• Fascism
• PART I: THE CONQUEST OF POWER, 1915-29
• The War, the Postwar Crisis and the Rise of Fascism, 1915-22
• Between 'Normalisation' and 'Revolution', 1922-5
• The Construction of the 'Totalitarian' State, 1925-9
• PART II: THE FASCIST REGIME, 1929-36
• The Years of the Great Depression, 1929-34
• The Creation of the Fascist Empire, 1935-6

PART III: FASCIST EXPANSION AT HOME AND ABROAD, 1936-43
• The Axis Connection and the 'Fascistisation' of Italian Society, 1936-40
• Fascist Italy at War, 1940-3

The Italian Social Republic, 1943-5
• Conclusion
• Notes
• Select Bibliography
• Index

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