Mussolini in the First World War: The Journalist, the Soldier, the Fascist

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How did Mussolini come to fascism? Standard accounts of the dictator have failed to explain satisfactorily the transition from his pre-World War I "socialism" to his post-war fascism. This controversial new book is the first to examine Mussolini's political trajectory during the Great War through his journalistic writings, speeches and war diary. The author argues that the 1914-18 conflict provided the catalyst for Mussolini to clarify his deep-rooted nationalist tendencies. He demonstrates that Mussolini's interventionism ...

Mussolini in the First World War: The Journalist, the Soldier, the Fascist 2004, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845200527

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Mussolini in the First World War: The Journalist, the Soldier, the Fascist 2004, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845200510

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