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Storia D'italia Nel Periodo Fascista
Storia D'italia Nel Periodo Fascista
By Luigi Salvatorelli and Giovanni Mira
Einaudi, 1956, 1142 pp
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This is a major contribution to our understanding of the Mussolini era. Written with restraint yet devastating in the story it narrates, it demonstrates both the chaotic and contradictory nature of Italian Fascism and the conditions which promoted its rise, survival and eventual destruction.