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Il Duce; the life of Benito Mussolini. by Christopher Hibbert

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


  • Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDG575.M8 H47 1962a
The Physical Object
Pagination367 p.
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5848578M
LC Control Number62008069

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Hibbert brings us a full, but not too long, account of Mussolini's life, from his days as a temperamental youth to a fervent Socialist to a strong dictator. The author is astoundingly impartial. Nowadays, this impartiality is hard to find. Hibbert gives us the good and bad about Il by: 2. Read the full-text online edition of Il Duce: The Life of Benito Mussolini (). It was with these questions in mind that I went back to Italy in to read books and papers about Mussolini and the Fascist dictatorship which are not available in London, to talk to people who knew him, and to discover as much as I could of his last years. Nearly half of the book is devoted to the final two years of Mussolini's life-after he had ceased to be a major player on the global stage. As one contemporary reviewer noted, Hibbert's account becomes "chattier and chattier" as well as "more dramatic and operatic" as it approaches the end/5(2). The beginning is boring but when Mussolini rise to the power the books becomes more interesting and engaging. this books in a biography of the whole life of Benito Mussolini, the italian dictator during the Second World War, when Italy was under the cdontrol of the Fascist regime/5.

OCLC Number: Notes: "Published in England under the title of Benito Mussolini." Description: pages illustrations 24 cm: Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --The fight for power --The young rebel 29 July December --The interventionist October May --The fascist in the making August October --The head of the government 28 October June --The. Sep 22,  · Il Duce; the life of Benito Mussolini Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "Published in England under the title of Benito Mussolini." Includes bibliography Access-restricted-item Internet Archive Books. American Feb 06,  · Margherita Sarfatti created the Mussolini myth when this book was first published in Great Britain, one year before the Italian edition. Sarfatti played a key role in the fascist regime until she fell out of favor with Mussolini in the early s. The Mussolini myth was deconstructed in Laura Fermi's Mussolini Laura Fermi, Cited by: 1. Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini, who went by the nickname “Il Duce” (“the Leader”), was an Italian dictator who created the Fascist Party in and eventually held all the power in Born: Jul 29,

Known as Il Duce ("The Leader"), Mussolini was the founder of Italian Fascism. In , Mussolini had been a leading member of the National Directorate of the Italian Socialist Party (PSI), but was expelled from the PSI for advocating military intervention in World War Political party: National Fascist Party (–). Dec 08,  · A New Book About Mussolini Is Provoking a Debate Over His Legacy Benito Mussolini, has sat on Italian best-seller lists. The dictator still known as “Il Duce Author: Emma Johanningsmeier. Benito Mussolini has 93 books on Goodreads with ratings. Benito Mussolini’s most popular book is The Doctrine of Fascism. Il Trentino, veduto da un socialista; note e notizie by. Benito Mussolini. avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to. Il Duce: the life of Benito Mussolini. [Christopher Hibbert; David Case] -- A straightforward, fast-paced biography of one of the twentieth century's most complicated dictators. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.