Benito Mussolini, Critical Lives

Benito Mussolini, Critical Lives

by Alan Axelrod, Alan Axelrod

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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)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Man and Monsterv
Part 1Blacksmith's Forge1
1"A Sulphurous Land"3
2Mama's Bad Boy9
3Wander-Life17
Part 2Romance and Revolution29
4Angelica and Rachele31
5The Class Struggle43
6Avanti!51
7Il Popolo d'Italia65
Part 3"The Garden of Fascism"73
8Steel Meets Steel75
9Man of Destiny83
10The Fasci di Combattimento93
11An Enemy for Everyone103
12Black Shirts, Beatings, and the Poetry of Terror113
13New Legions125
14"Roma! Roma! Roma!"137
Part 4Il Duce147
15Prime Minister149
16Bombing Corfu, Killing a Critic159
17Making the Trains Run on Time173
18Assassins, Workers, Mafia, Pope183
Part 5Damnation193
19Enter Hitler195
20Another Lion in Abyssinia211
21Franco's Ally223
22A New Manifesto and a New Mistress233
23Peace in Our Time and a Pact of Steel243
Part 6Spoils of War253
24To March with Germany?255
25Mountains and Deserts263
26Home Front and Russian Front271
27Coup d'Etat281
28Puppet in a Stork289
29Prey of the People297
Appendixes
AThe World of Mussolini: Who Was Who305
BSuggestions for Further Reading313
Index315

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