Fascist Italy: Student's Book

Fascist Italy: Student's Book

by John Hite

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This title is a comprehensive core text covering the rise and fall of Mussolini and the Fascist Party in Italy from 1900 to 1945. Major themes include:
- How Mussolini rose to power and how he secured his regime
- How successful Mussolini was in creating a nation of fascists
- The impact of Mussolini's foreign policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719573415
Publisher: Hodder Education
Publication date: 07/30/1998
Series: SHP Advanced History Core Texts Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

About the Author

John Hite was formerly Head of History and Politics at Haywards Heath College, West Sussex.

Chris Hinton was formerly; a Head of History; History P.G.C.E Tutor at Sussex University, and Deputy Headteacher at Beacon Community College, Crowborough. He is the author or co-author of several History textbooks and now acts as a part time educational consultant. Series editor: Ian Dawson is a former director of the Schools History Project and an accomplished A level author

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Why did Mussolini come to pow er in 1922?
1 How secure was Liberal Italy in 1914?
2 How great a challenge did the First World War and Socialism pose to the Liberal state?
3 Why was Mussolini, the Fascist leader, appointed Prime Minister of Italy in 1922?

SECTION 2 How did Mussolini secure his regime?
4 How did Mussolini establish his dictatorship 1922-27?
5 Was Mussolini an all-pow erful dictator?
6 How did Mussolini use propaganda to strengthen his regime?
7 How successful were Mussolini's economic policies?

SECTION 3 How successful was Mussolini in creating a nation of Fascists?
8 Did Fascism capture the hearts and minds of the young?
9 Did Mussolini succeed in imposing Fascist values on women
10 Fascism and Catholicism: rivals or collaborators?
11 How effective was Mussolini's radicalisation of the regime in the late 1930s?
12 How much opposition was there in Fascist Italy?
13 The South and the Mafia: case studies in Fascist control

SECTION 4 How significant was Mussolini's foreign policy?
14 How successful was Mussolini's foreign policy 1922-39?
15 Why did Mussolini's regime lose the war and collapse?

SECTION 5 An overview
16 Interpretations of Fascist Italy

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