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My Autobiography: With "The Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism"

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Urged by American Ambassador to Rome Richard Washburn Child to write his autobiography, Benito Mussolini hesitated only slightly before he dictated thoughts on his private and public life. This volume reprints the Italian dictator's extraordinary comments, capturing the spirit and personality of Il Duce as no other book does.

Included are Mussolini's views on Italian politics, descriptions of his years as an agitator, journalist, and soldier, the formation of the Fascist Party, the "March on Rome," and his early years in power. The text also contains some of his most famous speeches in the Italian Parliament, his vision of Italy's return to glory, and his definitive statement on the doctrine of Fascism and its political justification.

Essential reading for students of history and political science, this frank, and frequently arrogant, revelation of the Italian leader's life produced mixed reactions when first published in 1928. "Like him or not," wrote the reviewer for the Saturday Review of Literature, "here he is, Mussolini the man, the patriot, the leader."

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Recollections of the Italian dictator's public and private life and#8212; from his early years as an agitator and journalist to the "March on Rome" and his first years in power.

Synopsis:

This memoir recounts the Italian dictator's years as an agitator, journalist, and soldier, the formation of the Fascist Party, the "March on Rome," and his early years in power. It articulates Il Duce's vision of his nation's return to glory and includes his definitive statement on the doctrine of Fascism and its political justification. 8 illustrations.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Richard Washburn Child

I. A Sulphurous Land

II. My Father

III. The Book of Life

IV. War and Its Effect Upon a Man

V. Ashes and Embers

VI. The Death Struggle of a Worn-Out Democracy

VII. The Garden of Fascism

VIII. Toward Conquest of Power

IX. Thus We Took Rome

X. Five Years of Government

XI. New Paths

XII. The Fascist State and the Future

XIII. En Route

Appendix: The Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486447773
Author:
Mussolini, Benito
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Foreword by:
Child, Richard Washburn
Foreword:
Child, Richard Washburn
Subject:
Political
Subject:
History
Subject:
Heads of state
Subject:
Mussolini, Benito
Subject:
Heads of state - Italy
Subject:
Biography-Political
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science
Publication Date:
20060631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.61 pd

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Recollections of the Italian dictator's public and private life and#8212; from his early years as an agitator and journalist to the "March on Rome" and his first years in power.

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This memoir recounts the Italian dictator's years as an agitator, journalist, and soldier, the formation of the Fascist Party, the "March on Rome," and his early years in power. It articulates Il Duce's vision of his nation's return to glory and includes his definitive statement on the doctrine of Fascism and its political justification. 8 illustrations.

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