Italy under Mussolini by Christopher Anthony Leeds
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An account of the rise and fall of Fascist Italy from the march on Rome in 1922 to the death of "Il Duce" in 1945. The events have been recreated using eyewitness accounts and contemporary sources such as memoirs, diaries and news reports, The author describes life in Italy at this time and explains the workings of the totalitarian dictatorship, its ideology, and the invasion of personal freedom. He discusses the position of the crown, the army and the Church, all of whom posed possible threats to the regime, as well as the work of resistance groups inside Italy and abroad, before and during the Second World War. With a glossary, further reading list and index, the work is designed to be of interest to GCSE and Standard Grade students.

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Published January 1, 1972 by Wayland. 128 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books.