by Jasper Godwin Ridley

Publisher: Constable in London

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  • Mussolini, Benito, -- 1883-1945

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJasper Ridley
LC ClassificationsDG575.M8 R53 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 430 p. :
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21550210M
ISBN 100094763704

Jul 28,  · July 27, – Despite his unholy alliance with Hitler in World War II, Benito Mussolini was a jazz aficionado whose favorite singers were Jewish, Georgetown professor Anna Celenza reveals in her latest book. This is one of several revelations in Jazz Italian Style: From its Origins in New Orleans to Fascist Italy and Sinatra (Cambridge University, ), which profiles the jazz musicians. "Talks with Mussolini". Book by Emil Ludwig, Copy quote. The Socialists ask what is our program? Our program is to smash the heads of the Socialists. Benito Mussolini. Program, Asks "A History of Terrorism" by Walter Laqueur, (p. 71), Copy quote. Democratic regimes may be defined as those in which, every now and then, the. Mar 24,  · Mussolini's autobiography. Much of it was dictated then translated. The notes were sent to Richard Washburn Child and compiled into a book. Benito Mussolini was head of the Italian government from to He was the founder of fascism, and as a dictator he held absolute power and severely mistreated his citizens and his country. He led Italy into three straight wars, the last of which led to his overthrow by his own people.

Responsibility for this debacle has been widely distributed. But in this book, John Gooch targets the relationship of the armed forces to foreign policy from Benito Mussolini’s assumption of power in to Italy’s entry into World War II in His time frame is well chosen. Apr 13,  · The first chapters of her book follow the careers of Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler in the s and ’30s. Her account gains additional force from her own biography: As a little girl, she had. Sep 28,  · In a laudatory review of Roosevelt’s book Looking Forward, Mussolini wrote, “Reminiscent of Fascism is the principle that the state no longer leaves the economy to its own devices. Benito Mussolini was named after Benito Juarez, a Mexican opponent of the political power of the Roman Catholic Church, by his anticlerical (a person who opposes the political interference of the Roman Catholic Church in secular affairs) father. Mussolini's father was a Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini, 29 July , .

Mussolini As Revealed in His Political Speeches (November August ) / Selected, Translated, and Edited by Barone Bernardo Quaranta Di San Severino by Mussolini, Benito () and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sep 29,  · Did Mussolini write any books? If so, what were they? Answer Save. 4 Answers. Relevance. SAMUEL ELI. Lv 7. 1 decade ago. Favorite Answer. here is a list of books by Mussolini. One on the list is his autobiography. Some of the others listed are works that others have put together from his writings. Lv 4. 3 years ago. Mussolini Book. Source(s. Summary and reviews of The Pope and Mussolini by David Kertzer, plus links to a book excerpt from The Pope and Mussolini and author biography of David I. Kertzer. Mar 26,  · Directed by Franco Zeffirelli. With Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Cher. An orphaned Italian boy is raised amongst a circle of British and American women living in Mussolini's Italy before and during World War II/10(K).

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Benito Mussolini’s most popular book is The Doctrine of Fascism. Benito Mussolini has 93 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Benito Mussolini’s most popular book is The Doctrine of Fascism. Benito Mussolini has 93 books on Goodreads with ratings. Benito Mussolini’s most popular book is The Doctrine of Fascism.

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Cited by: 2. Dec 08,  · A New Book About Mussolini Is Provoking a Debate Over His Legacy “In the Italian imagination, Mussolini remains a kind of totem, a figure of great charisma, a Author: Emma Johanningsmeier. Mussolini is a major character in Niven and Pournelle's Inferno, a retelling of Dante's work of that name.

William Saroyan wrote a short story about Mussolini in his book, Letters from 74 rue Taitbout or Don't Go But If Mussolini book Must Say Hello To sciroccowinds.comcal party: National Fascist Party (–). Aug 30,  · The book is very well written and is not bogged down in heavy detail.

It highlights the salient points and provides a context for life in Italy under Mussolini. While Mussolini's thugs did terrorize the populace form time to time the country really ran as it Mussolini book in the pre-fascist days/5(16).

Mussolini has always been a puzzle for me and after reading this book he remains a puzzle. This is not the fault of the author but of the man who seems to have been a puzzle to himself.

Mussolini was an arrogant pseudo-intellectual who employed demagoguery and flattery to obtain and keep power/5. Book by Benito Mussolini; Charles Scribner's Sons, External links. The Doctrine of Fascism by Benito Mussolini Complete text of the essay "Dottrina" (Doctrines).

A translation of the Benito Mussolini "Doctrines" section of the "Fascism" entry in the edition of the Enciclopedia Italiana. Sep 02,  · Benito Mussolini was an Italian political leader who became the fascist dictator of Italy from Mussolini book Originally a revolutionary socialist, he forged the paramilitary fascist movement in.

Feb 13,  · There are a few good biographies about Benito Mussolini but there are very few that are written in English, especially compared to Hitler or Stalin, as an example. But if I was going to recommend a couple of books about Mussolini that captured his.

Benito Mussolini (bānē´tō mōōs-sōlē´nē), –, Italian dictator and leader of the Fascist movement. Early Career His father, an ardent Socialist, was a blacksmith; his mother was a teacher. Mussolini taught briefly and lived (–4) in Switzerland to avoid military service. Sep 25,  · The first comprehensive study of the Mussolini-Hitler relationship, this book is a must-read for scholars and anyone interested in the history of European fascism, World War II, or political leadership.

Christian Goeschel is senior lecturer in modern. He’s been dismissed as a buffoon, a small-time tyrant who ruled in the shadow of Hitler and Stalin. But in the world of twentieth century dictators, Benito Mussolini was a pioneer.

Although he could be both ruthless and opportunistic, Benito Mussolini was also driven by ideology and his desire to make Italy great. But conservative forces in the Italian establishment and factional warfare in his own fascist party were stumbling blocks to his policy, and ultimately Italy never became as fascist as Mussolini would have liked/5(2).

Dec 12,  · Mussolini's only novel included many of his favorite themes. After once again leaving Italy, Mussolini settled in Trent, then under control of the Austro-Hungarian empire, but with a large Italian.

Mussolini User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Ridley has written numerous biographies (e.g., Maximilian and Juarez, LJ 11/1/92), with Mussolini inspiring his latest but probably not his best work. Aug 10,  · A century before Trump, Benito Mussolini burst onto the Italian political scene, confounding the country’s political establishment with his unorthodox doctrine and Author: Ruth Ben-Ghiat.

Looking for books by Benito Mussolini. See all books authored by Benito Mussolini, including The Mussolini Memoirsand My Rise and Fall, and more on Jan 10,  · Benito Mussolini, Italian prime minister (–43) and the first of 20th-century Europe’s fascist dictators.

His dreams of empire led to the invasion of Ethiopia in and a declaration of war on the Allies in When German defenses in Italy collapsed.

The urge to write this book grew in me out of the bewilderment I experienced several years ago when in the course of checking dates and events for another book I began to discover the "true" Mussolini, I thought I knew what he had been like, for I had lived in Rome untilwhen I came to the United States with my family, and Mussolini had been in power sixteen years.

Family and Early Life. Mussolini was born on July 29,in Italy. His father, Alessandro, was a blacksmith and an impassioned socialist who spent much of his time on politics and much of his Born: Jul 29, Mar 06,  · The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe – review It is a striking ending for a book whose narrative strength is as impressive as its moral. Benito Mussolini, What is Fascism. Italy faced serious postwar economic problems which became known as "The Two Red Years". It faced inflation problems due to government printing money to pay for weapons, workers on strike, arms and shipbuilders became bankrupt due to lack of government order, and unemployment rose to two million as returning soldiers searched for work.

From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports from Mussolini’s spies inside the highest levels of the Church, will forever change our understanding of the Vatican’s role.

View the profiles of people named Alessandra Mussolini. Join Facebook to connect with Alessandra Mussolini and others you may know. Facebook gives people. Apr 24,  · Robin Wright reviews Madeine Albright’s new book, “Fascism: A Warning,” written in the era of Donald Trump.

Mussolini called on his followers to believe in an Italy that would be Author: Robin Wright. Benito Mussolini () over the course of his lifetime went from Socialism - he was editor of Avanti, a socialist newspaper - to the leadership of a new political movement called "fascism" [after "fasces", the symbol of bound sticks used a totem of power in ancient Rome].

Mussolini came to power after the "March on Rome" inand was appointed Prime Minister by King Victor Emmanuel. Mar 15,  · With his signature insight and compelling style, Christopher Hibbert explains the extraordinary complexities and contradictions that characterized Benito Mussolini.

Mussolini was born on a Sunday afternoon in in a village in central Italy. On a Saturday afternoon in 4/5(2). Nov 01,  · Mussolini himself described it as “a novel for seamstresses and scandal” and “a nasty book.” With its unbridled language and licentious plot, the novel made fun of the Catholic Church.

Feb 07,  · Mussolini did not become a true dictator until After becoming prime minister, Mussolini reduced the influence of the judiciary, muzzled a Author: Jesse Greenspan. A New York Times Book Review Editor’s ChoiceThe acclaimed author of A Train in Winter and Village of Secrets delivers the next chapter in The Resistance Quartet: the astonishing story of the aristocratic Italian family who stood up to Mussolini's 3/5(1).

Learn how six dictators, from Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, shaped the 20th century. How did they seize and lose power? What forces were against them? Learn the answers in these six immersive hours.Nov 01,  · In the s, Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, tyrants who did not especially care for one another personally, signed onto a partnership that was a major step toward the war that devastated much.Yet here they are, linked through this translated edition of Wilde's novel and the printed leaf bearing Mussolini's name.

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