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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.

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Praise for the first edition:
"[an] impressive synthesis. Tightly written, it packs an enormous amount of information into 200-odd pages. [Morgan's] account of the links between domestic and foreign policy in Italian Fascism is exemplary."—Paul Preston, Times Higher Education Supplement
Booknews
In light of the recent resurgence of fascism in Italy, recounts its first career there. Explains how the conditions after World War I allowed a small group to rise to power through violence, the use and violation of the democratic institutions, relations with the monarch and the Catholic Church, indoctrination and training, the cooperation with Germany and its decay into subservience, the pursuit of a war they seemed to be prepared for but were not, the ignoble end of Mussolini, and the eclipse of fascism. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333949986
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Series: The Making of the Twentieth Century
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 278
  • Sales rank: 596,811
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Morgan is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary European History at the University of Hull. He is the author of Fascism in Europe, 1919-1995 (2000).

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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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