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Discovery of the World: A Political Awakening in the Shadow of Mussolini

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Discovery of the World: A Political Awakening in the Shadow of Mussolini - Castellina, Luciana
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Luciana Castellina is one of Italy's most prominent left intellectuals and a cofounder of the newspaper il manifesto. In this coming-of agememoir, based on her diaries, she recounts her political awakening as a teenage girl in Fascist Italy--where she used to play tennis with Mussolini's daughter--and the subsequent downfall of the regime. Discovery of the World is about war, anti-Semitism, anti-fascism, resistance, the belief in social justice, the craving for experience, travel, political rallies, cinema, French ...

Discovery of the World: A Political Awakening in the Shadow of Mussolini 2014, Verso

ISBN-13: 9781781682869

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